Political Finance Regulations around the World

An Overview of the International IDEA Database
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This publication is only available in electronic format
Published: 
1 June 2012
Language: 
English
Pages: 
62
ISBN: 
978-91-86565-55-8 (Print)
Author(s): 
Magnus Ohman

How do countries around the world regulate the role that money plays in politics?

To help answer this question, in March 2012 International IDEA launched its Political Finance Database, containing data on political finance regulations in force in 180 countries.

This report highlights key findings from the database, emphasizing global trends and regional variations. Correlations between key political finance regulations and other variables such as political freedom and corruption are explored.

The report concludes with recommendations on the key issues needed for better regulating the role that money plays in politics.

Contents

Introduction

About the Database

Key findings

1. Global and regional analysis

2. Political finance regulations and other variables

Conclusion            

Appendix: full list of questions contained in the Database

References and further reading

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