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Michael Koß

Michael Koß is Associate Professor of Political Science at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich. His current research project is entitled “What do parliaments actually do? Parliamentary agenda powers between legitimacy, effectiveness, and efficiency.” This project is funded with a Schumpeter-Fellowship by the Volkswagen Foundation and aims to explain the evolution of institutional rules and organizational resources (particularly with respect to control of the plenary agenda) of parliaments in Western Europe over a 150 year time period. Michael is the author of The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe (2011). He recently held research positions at the University College London, Sciences Po in Paris, and Stockholm University.

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  • Associate Professor of Political Science, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich