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Non-electoral responsiveness mechanisms: Evidence from the Asian less democratic newly industrializing countries

Yap, O. Fiona


Does the lack of competitive elections in the less democratic newly industrialized or industrializing countries (NICs) mean that their governments are unconstrained by their citizens' preferences for economic performance? In this article, I show how non-electoral mechanisms in the less democratic NICs of South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia constrain their governments. Governments pay attention to the effects of policies on economic performance because labour disquiet and disinvestment are...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Political Science
DOI: 10.1017/S0007123403000218


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