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  • The last three decades of the twentieth century witnessed the global spread of democratic institutions. In 1974, when the Portuguese dictatorship was overthrown, there were only 39 countries classified as democratic by Freedom House out of a total of 145 countries. By 1997 this had increased to 117...

  • Can any state become democratic? Can the whole world become democratic?This lecture argues that the answers to both questions are yes, and that neither culture nor history nor poverty are insurmountable obstacles. Indeed, for much of the world that remains trapped in poverty, a growing body of...

  • Critics of giving citizens under 18 the right to vote argue that such teenagers lack the ability and motivation to participate effectively in elections. If this argument is true, lowering the voting age would have negative  consequences for the quality of democracy. We test the argument using...

  • The question why people participate in elections has triggered much debate among both political scientists and economists. A significant share of the academic debate thereby focuses on how a jurisdiction’s institutional setting affects voters’ cost-benefit calculation. Evidently,...

  • Do you think politicians break their promises? Then you’re in good company. Surveys show that citizens in most countries distrust parties’ election promises. However, when scholars compare what parties pledge in election manifestos to what governments do, another image appears....

  • Fair and open election campaigns are a central feature of democracy, yet unethical campaigning practices occur when candidates use inflammatory or discriminatory language against their opponents. This short analysis considers alternative means of addressing this problem from a comparative...

  • 1.      SE HAN CALCULADO INDICADORES POLÍTICOS


    Por primera vez en la historia se han calculado indicadores sobre la participación electoral peruana y su sistema político.
    Estos indicadores se presentan como una libreta de notas de colegio, con...