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Does social capital increase political accountability? An empirical test for Flemish municipalities


  • Dimi Jottier


  • Bruno Heyndels



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  • Dimi Jottier & Bruno Heyndels, 2012. "Does social capital increase political accountability? An empirical test for Flemish municipalities," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 150(3), pages 731-744, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:150:y:2012:i:3:p:731-744
    DOI: 10.1007/s11127-010-9727-1

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