Party patronage in contemporary democracies: Results from an expert survey in 22 countries from five regions

@inproceedings{Kopecky2016PartyPI,
  title={Party patronage in contemporary democracies: Results from an expert survey in 22 countries from five regions},
  author={P. Kopecky and Jan-Hinrik Meyer Sahling and Francisco E. Panizza and Gerardo Scherlis and Christian Schuster and Maria Spirova},
  year={2016}
}
This Research Note presents a new dataset of party patronage in 22 countries from five regions. The data was collected using the same methodology to compare patterns of patronage within countries, across countries and across world regions that are usually studied separately. The Note addresses three research questions that are at the centre of debates on party patronage, which is understood as the power of political parties to make appointments to the public and semi-public sector: the scope of… CONTINUE READING