Appointed Versus Elected Mayors and Incentives to Pork-Barrel : Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Germany Zohal Hessami

@inproceedings{Hessami2014AppointedVE,
  title={Appointed Versus Elected Mayors and Incentives to Pork-Barrel : Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Germany Zohal Hessami},
  author={Zohal Hessami},
  year={2014}
}
  • Zohal Hessami
  • Published 2014
Do incentives and policy choices of public officials depend on whether they are appointed by an elected body or directly elected by voters? I investigate this question using the example of state grants for highly visible municipal investment projects. To attract these grants, mayors must prepare and submit applications to the state government. My… CONTINUE READING