24 Pages Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Date Written: January 2002
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.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Wallack, Jessica Seddon and Gaviria, Alejandro and Stein, Ernesto, Political Particularism Around the World (January 2002). IDB Working Paper No. 388. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1817259 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1817259