State funding of Czech political parties: The signs of a cartel?
|Year of publication||2013|
|Type||Article in Periodical|
|Magazine / Source||Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft|
|MU Faculty or unit|
|Keywords||political parties; funding; Czech Republic; electoral system; cartel|
|Description||The paper analyses the system of public funding of political parties in the Czech Republic in the framework of the cartelization theory. After a theoretical introduction, the paper presents an overview of the laws governing political party funding in a wider socioeconomic context. The second part of the paper contains empirical analyses of party funding, focusing primarily on the role that state funding plays in the overall political party income structure.|