When Do Voters Punish Corrupt Politicians ? Experimental Evidence from Brazil ∗

  • Miguel F. P. de Figueiredo
  • Published 2011
While there is a vast literature about the consequences of corruption, research focused on the causes of non-corrupt governments is still nascent. Electoral accountability is one important means of changing existing corruption dynamics in government, and one potential way of punishing corrupt elected officials is to give voters information about the corrupt… CONTINUE READING