Portfolio Saliency and Ministerial Turnover. Dynamics in Scandinavian Post-War Cabinets
Summary, in English
extensive screening before appointment. Importantly, it is also posited in the article that the effect of portfolio salience is conditioned by government approval ratings: when government ratings are on the decline, prime ministers are less likely to reshuffle or fire important ministers than when approval ratings are improving. To test these claims, Cox proportional hazards models are applied to a new dataset on ministerial turnover in Scandinavia during the postwar period. The results strongly support the proposition that portfolio saliency matters for ministerial survival, and that this effect is moderated by government popularity.
- Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Scandinavian Political Studies
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- Political Science
- ISSN: 1467-9477