Political Particularism Around the World
Jessica Seddon Wallack
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Fedesarrollo; Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
IDB Working Paper No. 388
This paper presents a new dataset on electoral systems and outlines its potential uses in further research exploring the connections between electoral systems and economic outcomes. The dataset provides indicators of the degree to which individual politicians can further their careers by appealing to narrow geographic constituencies on the one hand, or party constituencies on the other.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 24working papers series
Date posted: April 21, 2011
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