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

  title={Do Migrants Improve Governance at Home? Evidence from a Voting Experiment},
  author={C{\'a}tia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente},
  journal={Econometrics: Econometric & Statistical Methods - General eJournal},
  • Cátia Batista, Pedro C. Vicente
  • Published 2011
  • Economics
  • Econometrics: Econometric & Statistical Methods - General eJournal
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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