A Comparative Analysis of Pledge Fulfillment

Robert Thomson, Elin Naurin, Terry Royed

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This chapter formulates a range of expectations from theories of policymaking regarding the conditions under which campaign promises are most likely to be fulfilled. It tests these expectations with evidence on over 20,000 campaign promises from twelve countries.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationParty Mandates and Democracy:
Subtitle of host publicationMaking, Breaking, and Keeping Election Pledges in Twelve Countries
EditorsElin Naurin, Terry Royed, Robert Thomson
Place of PublicationAnn Arbor MI USA
PublisherUniversity of Michigan Press
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9780472124671
ISBN (Print)9780472131211
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameNew Comparative Politics
PublisherUniversity of Michigan Press

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