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The Accountability Sequence: From De-jure to De-facto Constraints on Governments


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Title: The Accountability Sequence: From De-jure to De-facto Constraints on Governments
Authors: Mechkova, Valeriya
Lührmann, Anna
Lindberg, Staffan I.
Issue Date: 2017
Organization: V-Dem Institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2017:58
Abstract: Accountability is one of the cornerstones of good governance. Establishing accountable governments is a top priority on the international development agenda. Yet, scholars and democracy practitioners know little about how accountability mechanisms develop and thus can be supported by international and national actors. The present study tackles the questions of how, and in what sequence accountability sub-types develop. We consider not only vertical (elections and political parties) and horizonta... more
Description: This paper has been published as Staffan I. Lindberg; Anna Lührmann; Valeriya Mechkova. 2017. Mapping dimensions and sequences of accountability. World Development Report. Washington, D.C.: World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/324501487592445304/Mapping-dimensions-and-sequences-of-accountability
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/54331
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