Review of Public Administration and Management

Review of Public Administration and Management
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ISSN: 2315-7844

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Stefan Dahlberg

Stefan Dahlberg

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  • Research Article
    The Importance of Electoral and Judicial Trust for Regime Support
    Author(s): Stefan Dahlberg and Soren HolmbergStefan Dahlberg and Soren Holmberg

    What kind of institutions is most essential to be trustworthy in order for a society to function well? To the extent that previous research has addressed the problem, trust in electoral, judicial and economic institutions and in public administration have been most frequently mentioned as most important for the functioning of society. The problem, however, is worth a more thorough research approach, where trust in different kind of institutions is systematically compared across political systems. The study is based on five different data sources: three aggregated datasets (CSES, WVS and ESS), and two surveys of Swedish citizens (SOM and the Lore Citizen Panel). When it comes to regime support (and legitimacy) institutional trust matters; especially trust in electoral and judicial institutions. Quality of government matters also. Economic factors, however, matter less in this instance... Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2315-7844.1000182

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