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date: 07 December 2019

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This article studies some of the recent models and associated empirical research on politics, delegation, and bureaucracy. It describes the four core theoretical arguments that constantly emerge from these models and the empirical tests that focus on patterns of delegation strategies. The article also reviews some of the recent theoretical models that are able to provide insights into the circumstances under which the logic of these theoretical arguments breaks down.

Keywords: recent models, empirical research, politics, delegation, bureaucracy, theoretical arguments, delegation strategies

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