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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (5): 969–995.
Published: 01 October 2016
... in the health field remains largely descriptive. We theorize the implications of ISDS mechanisms for health policy by integrating the concept of global constitutionalism with veto point theory. It is argued that attempts to constitutionalize investment law, through a proliferation of International Investment...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (4): 679–708.
Published: 01 August 2001
... offers considerable support for the veto points hypothesis while still finding each of the factors examined to be relevant in certain scenarios. We conclude with a discussion of the implications of these findings for future research and for advocates of national health insurance in the United States. ©...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (3): 355–392.
Published: 01 June 2016
... and after controlling for the significant negative effect of veto points) (cf. Huber and Stephens 2001 ). Thus, while left-right party power drove differences in the initial 1960 value, both parties are associated with a declining public share net of the 1960 value. Similarly, Reeves and colleagues ( 2014...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (5): 1023–1060.
Published: 01 October 2015
... health reform, an increasing body of work has looked at how interest group preferences are translated into legislative votes through political institutions. As health policy analysts have increasingly concluded, “We have veto points within political systems and not veto groups within societies” (Immergut...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 571–576.
Published: 01 June 2011
... systems with relatively few veto points such as unitary states and Westminster systems. In modern democracies, such systems are also those in which control of the levers of power is highly contested and control of government alternates between parties at periodic intervals. The need for swift...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (5): 741–778.
Published: 01 October 2012
... of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office . Berkeley : University of California Press . Bonoli Giuliano . 2001 . “Political Institutions, Veto Points, and the Process of Welfare State Adaptation.” In Pierson 2001 : 238 – 64 . Brown Larry D. 2011 . “The Elements...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 677–691.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to history, then is the outcome because of the number and strength of demos-constraining institutions, which explicitly constrain democracy, in the US political system (Stepan and Linz 2011 )? Demos-constraining institutions can work in two ways. One is through federal-level veto points (e.g., the Supreme...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (5): 869–871.
Published: 01 October 2016
... of International Investment Agreements (IIAs) has created a series of new veto points at which corporations may seek to block new policies aimed at protecting or enhancing public health. Thus, ironically, while each IIA may be well-intentioned and designed to create positive public health behavior on the part...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 693–707.
Published: 01 August 2020
... all at once compresses all veto points into a single episode and forfeits the possibility of dividing the reform process into a series of contests with particular interests while building broader coalitions of support. This phenomenon is especially apparent if we compare the politics of the British...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (2): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2010
... (and separated powers) that provide interest groups and antigovernment conservatives with numerous veto points at which comprehensive reform can be derailed. If only we had a parliamentary system, we presumably would have had national health insurance back in 1949 following Harry Truman’s unexpected...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (4): 675–678.
Published: 01 August 2001
... the role of culture, institutions, and politics using a quantitative technique that overcomes the prevailing data limitations. The results both support the significance of institutional veto points and illuminate a variety of scenarios, with dif- ferent...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (2): 397–402.
Published: 01 April 1998
... conflicting outcomes. Reviews 401 Another weakness of the institutional theories is that some of the spe- cific arguments may be easily turned around to “prove” the contrary. Insti- tutions provide interest groups with the means (veto points) to thwart...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (4): 487–516.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in the veto points/veto players theory (Immergut 1992; Tsebelis 1995, 2002) and successfully applied to explanations of the variation in the extent of reform across countries. Institutionalist accounts, however, have difficulties in explaining both the timing and the content of reforms...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (4): 811–840.
Published: 01 August 2014
... veto points there than in the Netherlands, which has a unitary structure. More important, however, is that in Germany, reforms did not seriously challenge the institutional parameters of the bifurcated health insurance systems. Therefore, they did not set in motion the convergence of sickness funds...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (2): 385–389.
Published: 01 April 1995
... of American policy making: the Madisonian system of checks and balances that gives well-mobilized minority interests many veto points to block or impede policy. We are alone among advanced industrialized countries in the power given to the legislature and individual representa- tives. Yet...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (3): 447–485.
Published: 01 June 2015
... . “ What Other States Can Learn from Vermont's Bold Experiment: Embracing a Single-Payer Health Care Financing System .” Health Affairs 30 , no. 7 : 1232 – 41 . Immergut Ellen M. 1990 . “ Institutions, Veto Points, and Policy Results: A Comparative Analysis of Health Care .” Journal...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (6): 1193–1199.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of the later chapters where the UK government's ability to act is contrasted with the US system of multiple veto points. Advanced democratic regimes' institutions, in the authors' sense of the term, rest on broad, implicit appreciation by the population that the political systems are legitimate. Thus...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (4): 731–745.
Published: 01 August 2021
... as many services as possible, even in systems where fees are regulated or set in advance. The subsequent overuse of the health care system inflates bills and increases costs. To be sure, external institutional conditions (e.g., political veto points, critical junctures, public policies) can modify...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (3): 430–432.
Published: 01 June 2010
... tactics and veto points in the policy process. Steinmo and Watts (1995) perhaps said it best in the title of an article that examined the failure of the Clinton-era health care reform initiative: “It’s the Institutions, Stupid!” Lobbying and Policy Change provides the reader with answers about...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (3): 433–438.
Published: 01 June 2010
... tactics and veto points in the policy process. Steinmo and Watts (1995) perhaps said it best in the title of an article that examined the failure of the Clinton-era health care reform initiative: “It’s the Institutions, Stupid!” Lobbying and Policy Change provides the reader with answers about...