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Worth the sacrifice? Illiberal and authoritarian practices during Covid-19


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Title: Worth the sacrifice? Illiberal and authoritarian practices during Covid-19
Authors: Maerz, Seraphine F.
Lührmann, Anna
Lachapelle, Jean
Edgell, Amanda B.
Issue Date: Sep-2020
Organization: V-Dem Institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2020:110
Abstract: Excessive use of emergency powers and limitations of media freedoms have raised concerns that Covid-19 is infecting democracy itself. How do government responses to Covid-19 violate democratic standards? How do such violations relate to the countries’ success in limiting the Covid-19 death tolls? We propose a novel conceptualization of which government responses to Covid-19 qualify as a violation of democratic standards and measure such violations using a regularly updated dataset covering 143 c... more
Related work: https://www.v-dem.net/media/filer_public/14/e0/14e03f3b-1c44-4389-8edf-36a141f08a2d/wp_110_final.pdf
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/66624
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