The effect of bureaucratic responsiveness on citizen participation

  title={The effect of bureaucratic responsiveness on citizen participation},
  author={Fredrik M. Sjoberg and Jonathan Mellon and Tiago Tomaz Teles Peixoto},
What effect does bureaucratic responsiveness have on citizen participation? Since the 1940s, attitudinal measures of perceived efficacy have been used to explain participation. The authors develop a “calculus of participation” that incorporates objective efficacy—the extent to which an individual's participation actually has an impact—and test the model against behavioral data from the online application Fix My Street (n = 399,364). A successful first experience using Fix My Street is… CONTINUE READING