Endogenous political competition and political accountability


Makris, Miltiadis (2009) Endogenous political competition and political accountability. Economics Letters, 104, (3), 151-153. (doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2009.05.006).

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We contribute to the debate over the effectiveness of elections in motivating incumbents to perform well. We show that with endogenous political competition the effectiveness of democracy in disciplining officials can be largely diminished.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0165-1765 (print)
1873-7374 (electronic)
Keywords: political competition, retrospective voting, citizen-candidate, rent-seeking
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Economics
ePrint ID: 173919
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2011 09:36
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:21
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/173919

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