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El Ultrapresidencialismo En América Latina: Definición, Medición y Recomendaciones De Política Pública (Ultrapresidentialism in Latin America: Definition, Measurement and Public Policy Recomendations)

OPERA, No. 11, 2011

31 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2013  

Raul Velasquez Gavilanes

Universidad del Rosario

Ana Carolina Gomez Rojas

Universidad del Rosario

Oscar Ivan Pineda Diaz

Universidad del Rosario

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

Having explained a definition of ultrapresidentialism (UP) and a the factors which cause this phenomenon in those states with a presidential system, it is presented the Ultrapresidentialism Perception Index (IPUP) as a measuring tool of the existence and degree of up through citizen perception. After showing the results of an experimental application of the IPUP in Colombia and Venezuela, it is propose the formulation of a public policy that enables Organization of American States (OAS) to measure up existence and degree through the periodically application of the IPUP over time. That would allow OAS to take action and counteract the effects of up in countries where their citizens express the existence of this phenomenon in alarming levels. In order to determine the objectives and contents of the proposed public policy, the authors used a cross impact analysis and Vester´s matrix. In order to ensure policy political viability it is applied a stakeholder analysis by using MACTOR.

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Keywords: Ultrapresidentialism, balance of power, political opposition, perception index, public policy, stakeholder analysis, sensitivity model, MACTOR

Suggested Citation

Velasquez Gavilanes, Raul and Gomez Rojas, Ana Carolina and Pineda Diaz, Oscar Ivan, El Ultrapresidencialismo En América Latina: Definición, Medición y Recomendaciones De Política Pública (Ultrapresidentialism in Latin America: Definition, Measurement and Public Policy Recomendations) (2011). OPERA, No. 11, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2348850

Raul Velasquez Gavilanes (Contact Author)

Universidad del Rosario ( email )

Calle 12 No. 6-25
Bogota, DC
Colombia

Ana Carolina Gomez Rojas

Universidad del Rosario ( email )

Calle 12 No. 6-25
Bogota, DC
Colombia

Oscar Ivan Pineda Diaz

Universidad del Rosario ( email )

Calle 12 No. 6-25
Bogota, DC
Colombia

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