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Determinants of Upper-Class Dominance in the Heavenly Chorus: Lessons from European Union Online Consultations

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Department of Public Administration, Leiden University (e-mail: rasmussena@fsw.leidenuniv.nl). The authors acknowledge financial support from the Montesquieu Institute in the Netherlands for data gathering. They are particularly grateful to Vlad Gross for his participation in the project, and they wish to thank Gert-Jan Lindeboom and his fellow students for excellent research assistance. Finally, they are grateful to the participants in the Transformation of the State Conference in Oxford in May 2011, the Agenda setting Conference in Catania in June 2011 and the ECPR General Conference in Reykjavik in August 2011 for comments on earlier drafts. Data replication sets are available at http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1017/S0007123412000750.

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