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Public trust in leaders is highest in more isolated and autocraticcountries

Yakovlev, Pavel and Gilson, David (2015) Public trust in leaders is highest in more isolated and autocraticcountries. USApp– American Politics and Policy Blog (01 Apr 2015). Website.

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A World Public Opinion (WPO) poll revealed that no country leader enjoyed worldwide trust in 2008 and that only the leaders of China, Iran, and Russia received consistently higher trust ratings at home than abroad. In a new study, Pavel Yakovlev and David Gilson investigate the associative determinants of these trust ratings and find that economically open and politically free countries tend to have a more critical assessment of their leaders.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Date Deposited: 15 May 2015 14:07
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 19:45

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