Direct democracy tools are neither panacea, nor a danger to democracy – but they do influence decision making.
Stefan Voigt is Professor of Law & Economics at the University of Hamburg. He is best known for his research in constitutional political economy. His text Institutional Economics – an Introduction has just been published with Cambridge University Press. Voigt is editor of the journal Constitutional Political Economy and member of various editorial boards including those of Public Choice and the International Review of Law & Economics.