The Transparency of Politics and the Quality of Politicians
In this paper, we analyze the relationship between the transparency of politics and the quality of politicians in a model of parties’ political recruitment. We find that an increase in the transparency of politics reduces the average quality of the politicians a party recruits in equilibrium
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Volume (Year): 97 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
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