Electoral Accountability:The Relation between Incumbent Governments’ Economic Performance and Vote Shares in Latina America

Volume: 

10

Number: 

2

Published date: 

December, 2006

Authors: 

Alex C. Chang
Yu-Tzung Chang

Abstract: 

Electoral accountability refers to the mechanism that people are able to use their votes to award or punish incumbent governments based on their policy outcomes and political performance. Conventional studies focusing on electoral accountability in Latin

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