Loyalty and competence in public agencies

Competent public agencies are associated with better economic outcomes. Beyond competence, political leaders need to secure the loyalty of their agencies. Unfortunately, several theories predict a tradeoff between these two valued features. This paper finds that recruitment into agencies is meritocr...

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Volume: 146
Main Author: Wagner, Alexander F
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Boston Springer 01.01.2011
Springer US
SPRINGER
published in: Public choice Vol. 146; no. 1/2; pp. 145 - 162
ORCID: 0000-0002-9796-8821
Data of publication: 20110101
ISSN: 0048-5829
1573-7101
EISSN: 1573-7101
Discipline: Economics
Political Science
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Database: Web of Knowledge
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