What Accountability Pressures Do MPs in Africa Face and How Do They Respond? Evidence from Ghana
Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 117-142, 2010
26 Pages Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last revised: 16 Dec 2014
Date Written: January 10, 2010
This study seeks to establish the composition of one key political institution (the office of Member of Parliament of Ghana-MPG) in one African country (Ghana) in terms of both the formal rules and the informal norms, and to explore the relationship between the composition of the institution and what the office holders provide in terms of public, collective, club, and private goods.
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