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How private financial donations affect party extremism

Tomashevskiy, Andrey (2019) How private financial donations affect party extremism. Democratic Audit Blog (19 Sep 2019). Blog Entry.

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What is the impact of private donors on a party’s policy platform? Using a new database of 45 parties in 9 OECD countries between 1996 and 2013, Andrey Tomashevskiy finds that the effect of donations is significant, and that parties which receive a greater percentage of their income from private donors tend to adopt more extreme positions on socio-cultural issues.

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Additional Information: © 2019 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2021 16:57
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:50

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