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When do citizens take costly action against government corruption? Evidence from experiments in Australia, Singapore, and the united states

Yap, O. Fiona


When do citizens take costly collective action against government corruption? When citizens act in concert, their demands are credible and not easily discounted by governments, which should be more likely to respond. In this study, we use the stag-hunt game, supplemented by Granovetter's threshold model of collective action, to investigate the conditions under which citizens coordinate to collectively act against government corruption. We use survey experiments in laboratory settings in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of East Asian Studies
DOI: 10.1017/jea.2017.1
Access Rights: Open Access


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