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Salvatore Vassallo

Professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Academic discipline: SPS/04 Political Science

Director of Second Cycle Degree of Mass media and politics

Research

Keywords: Parties and Party Systems Electoral Systems Public Opinion Government-Parliament Relationships Regional Governments

The link between the structure of the political competition and the functioning of government institutions (electoral systems, voting behavior, parliamentary coalitions, government-parliament relations, constitutional reforms, institutional performance). The latest researches focused on electoral competition, policy-making and institutional performance in the Italian Regions, the organizational transformation of political parties, bicameralism and law making in the Italian parliament.