Center for Public Policy Speaker Series with Daniel Smith: Dynasties and Democracy
Friday, October 19, 2018
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Join Daniel Smith as he discusses his book, Dynasties and Democracy: The Inherited Incumbency Advantage in Japan. He introduces a comparative theory to explain the persistence of dynastic politics in democracies like Japan, and explores the implications of this theory for candidate selection, election, and cabinet promotion, as well as the impact of dynasties on the quality of representation. See more.