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By Samuel Berlinski,Torun Dewan,Keith Dowding

Accounting for Ministers makes use of the instruments of recent political technological know-how to examine the standards which be certain the fortunes of cupboard ministers. employing organization idea, it describes cupboard govt as a process of incentives for top ministerial and parliamentary rule. The authors use a distinct dataset of ministers from 1945 to 2007 to ascertain the structural and person features that bring about the choice and sturdiness of ministers. delicate to old context, it describes the original beneficial properties of other leading Ministers and the types of matters and scandals that result in the pressured go out of ministers. The authors determine the structural components that make certain ministerial functionality and tenure, seeing resignation calls as functionality signs. Probing the character of person and collective accountability inside of Westminster sorts of govt, its rigorous research presents strong new insights into the character of cupboard government.

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