Topics Division of labor between chambers

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

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Specifies the manner in which the work of the legislative process is divided between the two chambers of the legislature. For example, legislation could be considered concurrently or sequentially, or could be divided on the basis of policy areas.



Survey Questions

  • Which of the following characterizes the division of labor between the houses for general legislation?