Presidentialism, Decentralization, and Distributive Politics in Latin America

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Santos, Felipe Nunes dos (2015)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Political Science | Decentralization | Latin America | Presidentialism

My dissertation focuses on how presidents allocate discretionary funds to localities. I study national leaders who often face a dilemma about how to allocate limited distributional resources to their greatest political advantage. I argue that the president's resource al... View more
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