Welcome to the Project on Democratic Accountability and
Citizen-Politician Linkages around the World
This research project has been initiated and is carried out by a group of investigators in the Political Science Department at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA. For the Latin American countries, the project proceeds in collaboration with the Institute of Political Science, Catholic University of Chile. Overall, this research involves data collection in more than 80 electoral democracies. The expert surveys for data collection were done in 2008 and 2009.