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Grand corruption and the authoritarian turn

David-Barrett, Liz and Fazekas, Mihaly (2019) Grand corruption and the authoritarian turn. Democratic Audit Blog (11 Jul 2019). Blog Entry.

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If incoming governments in liberal democracies wish to use public contracts to benefit those loyal to them, they face institutional constraints. To implement corrupt procurement strategies they would need to sabotage these checks and balances. By comparing procurement data from Hungary and the UK, Liz Dávid-Barrett and Mihály Fazekas can identify the relative effect of such anti-democratic institutional changes, as seen in Hungary, on government patronage.

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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: 15 Jan 2021 20:42
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2021 23:03

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