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Endogenous political competition and political accountability

Makris, Miltiadis (2009) Endogenous political competition and political accountability Economics Letters, 104, (3), pp. 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.

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Published date: September 2009
Keywords: political competition, retrospective voting, citizen-candidate, rent-seeking
Organisations: Economics


Local EPrints ID: 173919
ISSN: 0165-1765
PURE UUID: 173c6fa1-3c53-48a2-b129-b0770ed98a1e

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Date deposited: 09 Feb 2011 09:36
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:12

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