Sayan Banerjee

Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Government
 Sayan Banerjee

Research and professional activities


Dynamics of Ethnic Party Success & Public Goods Provisioning in Multiethnic Democracies

 The dissertation overturns the conventional wisdom on the mechanisms of how ethnic political parties rise to prominence in multiethnic democracies and the consequences of ethnic parties in power towards governance outcomes. Through four empirical papers, the work directly challenges the established theory that economic patronage leads to ethnic party success while

Supervisor: Rob Johns , Lawrence Ezrow , Charles Hankla



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