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Partisan Politics and Institutional Choice in Public Bureaucracies

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Title: Partisan Politics and Institutional Choice in Public Bureaucracies
Authors: Holmgren, Mikael
Issue Date: 20-Dec-2016
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Political Science ; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Date of Defence: 2017-01-27
Disputation: Fredagen den 27 januari 2017, kl. 13.15 i Torgny Segerstedtssalen, Universitetets huvudbyggnad, Vasaparken 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Politics
Keywords: Bureaucracy
Institutional Design
Policy Conflict
Abstract: Political leaders can indirectly control policy implementation by strategically manipulating administrative institutions. In this dissertation, Mikael Holmgren argues that, precisely because administrative institutions are instruments of political control, partisan conflict over public policies often generates partisan conflict over institutional arrangements. To buttress this conjecture, the dissertation fields a unique dataset with detailed information on all administrative agencies in the Swe... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0031-1 (tryckt)
978-91-629-0032-8 (pdf)
ISSN: 0346-5942
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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