party politics

Divided Government and Economic Performance: The Taiwan Experiences, 1992-2006

The Democratic Progressive Party won the 2000 presidential election in Taiwan and acquired the ruling power over the central government, while the Kuomintang still controlled maintained a majority in the Legislative Yuan. When there is divided government, since different political parties control the executive and legislative branches, the operation of party government is weakened, as the two political institutions are in conflict with each other. This certainly makes responsible and efficient government an unattainable goal.

The Effects of Divided Government on Public Evaluations of City/County government Performance in Taiwan: A pilot Study

The phenomenon of divided government ; that is, the executive and legislative branches are controlled by different political parties has become daily reality in Taiwan‘s national and local politics. Yet it receives relatively little attention from a compa

The Influence of the Legislative Branch and the Executive Branch in the Process of Lawmaking: A Comparison of the Unified and Divided Governments

The purpose of this article is to examine the relative influence of the legislative branch and executive branch in the process of lawmaking, under different periods of time of the unified and divided government. This research focuses on the fourth term of

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