Benchmarks for the Dutch central government
The Netherlands is a country of small size in terms of territory and intermediate size in terms of population and GDP. Its constitutional structure characterises it as a parliamentary democracy. Parliament is elected on the basis of proportional representation. Cabinets are based on coalitions between two or three major parties. Basic statistics about the Netherlands are provided in Table 2.1.
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Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2011-03-01