January 2018

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15
Jan
2018

The Populist Voter

Professor David Doyle, University of Oxford
Populism is on the rise. From Brexit to Donald Trump to Victor Orbán to Nicolàs Maduro, populism has dominated the news headlines over the last year. Increasingly, we are beginning to understand populism both from a macro, or supply side perspective, and from a micro, or demand side perspective....

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16
Jan
2018

The Centrality of Pork Amidst Weak Institutions: Presidents and the persistence of particularism in post-Marcos Philippines

Ronald Holmes
Tthis study provides a typology of the practice of pork barrelling as it has evolved over time, across five administrations from the fall of Ferdinand Marcos in 1986 through the end of the presidency of Benigno S. Aquino in 2016. At another level, this study challenges major presumptions within the...

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17
Jan
2018

The social contract, preferences for redistribution, and tax morale

David Doyle, Associate Professor of Politics, Department of Politics and International Relations at
Taxation is central to the social contract between citizens and the state. Yet little research has explored the relationship in developing countries between individual attitudes towards the social contract and perceptions of tax fairness and efficacy.

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18
Jan
2018

Book Launch: Populism and Patronage

Paul Kenny, Edward Aspinall and David Doyle
You are invited to attend the book launch of Populism and Patronage: Why Populists Win Elections in India, Asia, and Beyond, by Paul Kenny. Populists pose a serious threat to democracy yet in country after country they are coming to power. Why? Populism and Patronage: Why Populists Win Elections...

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