Do Migrants Improve Governance at Home? Evidence from a Voting Experiment

@article{Batista2011DoMI,
  title={Do Migrants Improve Governance at Home? Evidence from a Voting Experiment},
  author={C{\'a}tia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente},
  journal={Public Choice: Analysis of Collective Decision-Making eJournal},
  year={2011}
}
Can international migration promote better institutions at home by raising the demand for political accountability? A behavioral measure of the population's desire for better governance was designed to examine this question. A postcard was distributed to households promising that if enough postcards were mailed back, results from a survey module on perceived corruption would be published in the national media. Data from a tailored household survey were used to examine the determinants of this… Expand
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