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Ideology and International Institutions$
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Erik Voeten

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9780691207322

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691207322.001.0001

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Expertise, Ideology, and Distributive Politics

Expertise, Ideology, and Distributive Politics

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(p.70) Chapter Five Expertise, Ideology, and Distributive Politics
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Ideology and International Institutions
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Erik Voeten

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Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691207322.003.0005

This chapter extends the framework outlined in the previous chapter to examine the most common arguments for delegation to international institutions: information. It distinguishes two rationales: delegation to acquire expertise that states do not individually have and delegation to share expertise and achieve common interpretations of expertise. While the literature emphasizes the former, the latter type of delegation is likely much more common. Moreover, it can be understood only in the context of ideological conflict between states when states have incentives not to share information truthfully. The chapter then looks at the conditions under which transnational and international actors can exploit such ideological conflict to gain influence.

Keywords:   international institutions, information, expertise, ideological conflict, transnational actors, international actors

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