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.
|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
|Date Deposited:||09 Feb 2011 09:36|
|Last Modified:||25 Oct 2011 11:09|
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