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Disaggregating state capacity: explaining policy effectiveness in Latin America, 1996-2006

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In this thesis, I use the concept of state capacity to account for cross-national levels of variation in policy effectiveness in Latin America between 1996 and 2006. In doing so, I make four contributions to the literature. Firstly, I develop a theoretically-grounded conceptualization and an empirically systematic measurement of policy effectiveness for 18 Latin American countries along security, welfare and economic policy dimensions. Secondly, I develop a novel conceptualization and oper...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Politics and International Relations

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
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Local pid:
ora:10001

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