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Democracy Aid Effectiveness: Variation Across Regime Types
Large-N studies suggest that democracy aid is effective, while multiple small-N investigations call such findings into question. This paper accounts for this contradiction and significantly improves our understanding of ...
Democracy at Dusk?
The Accountability Sequence: From De-jure to De-facto Constraints on Governments
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 ...
Regimes In the World (RIW): A Robust Regime Type Measure based on V-Dem
Classifying political regimes has never been as difficult as in this day and age. Most regimes in the world now hold de-jure multiparty elections with universal suffrage. Yet, in some countries these elections ensure that ...
Constraining Governments: New indices of vertical, horizontal and diagonal accountability
Accountability - constraints on the government’s use of political power - is one of the cornerstones of good governance. However, conceptual stretching and a lack of reliable measures have limited cross-national research ...