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The electoral consequences of institutional failure: A comparative study of audits, rulers, and voters in Swedish municipalities


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Title: The electoral consequences of institutional failure: A comparative study of audits, rulers, and voters in Swedish municipalities
Authors: Broms, Rasmus
Issue Date: Dec-2018
Publication type: article, other scientific
Publisher: The Quality of Government Institute
Organization: The Quality of Government Institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2018:11
Keywords: Institutional failure
auditers
Abstract: Electoral accountability is widely considered an essential element for ascertaining institutional quali-ty. Nevertheless, and contrary to this notion, a growing body of empirical research finds weak or limited support for the notion that voters actually punish political corruption, a central but partial aspect of institutional quality. Instead, I introduce the concept of institutional performance voting, capturing institutional quality as a whole. Using a novel dataset on performance audit repor... more
ISSN: 1653-8919
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/58545
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