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Economic Performance and Democratic Support in Asia's Emergent Democracies

Yap, Fiona


How does economic performance affect support for democracy in emergent democracies? Government approval studies do not directly evaluate this. Recent literature suggests using separate assessments: Citizens in emergent democracies-through political trust-distinguish between government approval and democratic support. This article directly assesses the question for Asia's democratizing nations of Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea, and the Philippines. Two results are relevant: First, economic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Comparative Political Studies
DOI: 10.1177/0010414012453711


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