Análisis y determinantes de la productividad legislativa en México (2009-2012)
AbstractIn Mexico the study of legislative performance has been relegated to political science since the lack of information and Congress transparency are persistent, and because of its complexity to make use of it in matter of public policy implementation. Given the previous reasons this document has as main objectives to identify those characteristics which determine legislative productivity, as well as to analyze which of those characteristics determine the type of bill that deputies subscribe, is worth mentioning that the present study takes part of the first applied studies that have been developed in this area. In this study we use data from the 61° legislature (2009-2012), and we performed two different estimations. To identify the determinants of productivity we estimate a binomial negative regression, which we use to evaluate cross-section and panel data. Results show that the variables that explain legislative productivity are such as belonging to the majority party in Congress, age, and to participate in a greater number of commissions. Equally the educational level and the State which legislators represent have a positive effect, latter being new findings for this type of studies. To identify the determinants of the type of subscribed bills, we estimate a Multinomial Probit Model. Results show that gender, age and political ideology contribute to explain the type of bill that legislators subscribe.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Cuerpo Académico 41 de la Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez in its series Estudios Regionales en Economía, Población y Desarrollo. Cuadernos de trabajo de la Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez. with number 11.
Length: pages 42
Date of creation: 01 Sep 2012
Date of revision: 09 Dec 2012
Publication status: Published
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- C25 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions
- C35 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Ph.D. Isaac Leobardo Sánchez Juárez).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.