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Partisanship, Economic Assessments, and Presidential Accountability.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Political Science (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.). Apr2022, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p468-484. 17p.

Abstract:Few issues are more salient for voters or more important in political decision making than economic conditions, and no American public official is more closely associated with the economy than the president. Existing scholarship disagrees, however, abo...

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Opposition Media, State Censorship, and Political Accountability: Evidence from Chavez's Venezuela.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):World Bank Economic Review. May2022, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p455-487. 33p.

Abstract:This study investigates the effects of state censorship in the context of the 2007 government closing of RCTV, a popular opposition television channel in Venezuela. Some parts of the country had access to a second opposition channel, Globovision, while...

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Who's to blame? How performance evaluation and partisanship influence responsibility attribution in grand coalition governments.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):European Journal of Political Research. Aug2022, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p660-677. 18p. 2 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract:This article examines a neglected but fundamental facet of electoral accountability: responsibility attribution under grand coalition governments. Contrary to much of the existing literature that focuses on retrospective voting, this article focuses on...

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Term Limits and Environmental Treaty Commitments.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Studies Quarterly. Mar2022, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p1-14. 14p. 3 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:How does political accountability in democracies affect leaders' incentives for international cooperation? We consider how term limits should affect international environmental agreement (IEA) participation. Pursuing environmental protection as a publi...

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Executive Accountability Beyond Outcomes: Experimental Evidence on Public Evaluations of Powerful Prime Ministers.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Political Science (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.). Jan2022, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p106-122. 17p.

Abstract:Although executives in many democracies have constitutional powers to circumvent the majoritarian legislative process to make policy, political scientists know relatively little about whether and when ordinary people hold executives accountable for the...

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Politics or Performance? Leadership Accountability in UN Peacekeeping.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Conflict Resolution. Jan2022, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p32-60. 29p.

Abstract:International organizations face a trade-off between the need to replace poorly performing leaders and the imperative of preserving the loyalty of influential or pivotal member states. This performance-politics dilemma is particularly acute in UN peace...

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Propaganda, Alternative Media, and Accountability in Fragile Democracies.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Politics. Apr2022, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p1214-1219. 6p.

Abstract:We develop a model of electoral accountability with mainstream and alternative media. In addition to regular high- and low-competence types, the incumbent may be an aspiring autocrat who controls the mainstream media and will subvert democracy if retai...

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Electoral accountability and political competence.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Theoretical Politics. Apr2022, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p236-261. 26p.

Abstract:Much research contends that candidate competence brings technical or political skill, such that selecting against such attributes seems irrational. However, if special interest coalitions are sufficiently strong, a majority may expect that political ex...

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Why technocratic understandings of humanitarian accountability undermine local communities.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Development in Practice. Apr2022, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p175-187. 13p.

Abstract:Current trends in humanitarian accountability are unpacked through the examination of an accountability system put in place after the 2010 monsoon floods in Pakistan. Humanitarian accountability, when narrowly understood as a technical and procedural t...

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Cyclical accountability.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public Choice. Oct2021, Vol. 189 Issue 1/2, p31-49. 19p. 6 Graphs.

Abstract:A large body of literature has investigated vote and popularity functions, identifying the factors influencing presidential approval ratings or presidential votes. The studies have revealed a strong correlation between the state of the economy and incu...

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