Kim Yi Dionne, Tulia Falleti, Kim Q. Hill, Marisa Kellam, Paul Kellstedt, and Michelle Taylor-Robinson as well as the journal's anonymous reviewers provided helpful comments on this article. Previous versions were presented at the (2011) annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association and the (2011) annual meeting of the Public Choice Society, where we also received helpful comments and suggestions. The staff at LAPOP and especially Juan Carlos Rodríguez Raga provided useful information about the LAPOP data. We are also grateful to Leopoldo Fergusson for help in obtaining the fiscal decentralization data. All errors and omissions are nonetheless our own. All data and replication files can be found at http://dvn.iq.harvard.edu/dvn/faces/study/StudyPage.xhtml?globalId=hdl:1902.1/21236&versionNumber=1.
Does Decentralization Improve Perceptions of Accountability? Attitudinal Evidence from Colombia
Article first published online: 8 JUL 2013
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American Journal of Political Science
Volume 58, Issue 1, pages 175–188, January 2014
How to Cite
Escobar-Lemmon, M. and Ross, A. D. (2014), Does Decentralization Improve Perceptions of Accountability? Attitudinal Evidence from Colombia. American Journal of Political Science, 58: 175–188. doi: 10.1111/ajps.12043
- Issue published online: 2 JAN 2014
- Article first published online: 8 JUL 2013
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• Measurement of accountability;
• Measurement of decentralization;
• Measurement of individual factors related to accountability; and
• Robustness analyses.
The Supporting Information also includes the following tables:
• Table SI.1: Descriptive Statistics
• Table SI.2: Decentralization Measures Across the 32 Colombian Departments
• Table SI.3: Administrative Autonomy Disaggregated into Five Components by Department
• Table SI.4: Number of Observations by Department Included in Regression Analysis
• Table SI.5: Predictors of Departmental Accountability Estimated with all Level 2 Variables in a Single Model
• Table SI.6: Regression Results with Accountability Disaggregated into Three Components
• Table SI.7: The Effect of the Five Components of Administrative Decentralization on Accountability
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