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Informal accountability, credible actions, and democratization in Taiwan

Yap, Fiona


How does informal government accountability relate to democratization? In this paper, we use multiple methodologies to show the relation between informal government accountability and democratization in Taiwan. Three results are relevant: First, a game-theoretic model reveals that both informal government accountability and formal democratization are pursued when economic conditions are weak to improve support for the government and extract political concessions for citizens. In particular, the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Constitutional Political Economy
DOI: 10.1007/s10602-010-9098-0


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