Democracy, Credibility, and Clientelism

Despite having adopted the political institutions of established democracies, democratizing countries display a systematically different pattern of fiscal outcomes. This article attributes these differences to the low credibility of electoral promises in new democracies. We study a model of electora...

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Volume: 24
Main Author: Keefer, Philip
Vlaicu, Razvan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Professional
Place of publication: CARY Oxford University Press 02.12.2007
OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC
published in: Journal of law, economics, & organization Vol. 24; no. 2; pp. 371 - 406
Data of publication: 2007-12-02
ISSN: 8756-6222
1465-7341
EISSN: 1465-7341
Discipline: Economics
Law
Bibliography: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/igo
Subjects:
Law
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