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The Presidency, Regionalism and Distributive Politics in South Korea

Horiuchi, Yusaku; Lee, Seungjoo


Although whether there is political influence on distributive policies is now indisputable, important debates have emerged about how politics distorts distributive policy outcomes. In this article, the authors improve the understanding of distributive politics by focusing on South Korea. They argue that because of Korea-specific institutional and cultural settings, an incumbent president allocates disproportionately larger amounts of pork-barrel benefits not only to his own turf but also to his...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Comparative Political Studies
DOI: 10.1177/0010414006298900


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