Cost of Politics Reports
The Cost of Parliamentary Politics in Ukraine
This objective of this background paper is to conduct primary research on the cost of parliamentary politics in Ukraine, the financial implications of running for a seat in the national parliament (Rada), and the cost incurred by an MP once in office.
The Cost of Parliamentary Politics in Kyrgyzstan
The Kyrgyz Republic (hereafter ‘Kyrgyzstan’) is the sole democracy to emerge from the Central Asian post- Soviet states. But the country has seen a dramatic increase in the cost of politics within the last decade that threatens to undermine the fledgling democracy.
Cost of Politics in Albania
Analysing the cost of engaging in politics in Albania opens a wider debate on the roles of the CEC, civil society and the state in financing political parties and strengthening democracy in Albania.
The Cost of Parliamentary Politics in The Republic of Macedonia
Political parties invent various forms of legal (or at least, not illegal) financing of their campaigns, or simply do not get sanctioned for their seemingly unlawful financial activities. The legislative framework has been improved, but it does not entirely solve the problem