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Executive Leadership Does Matter: The Role of Heads of International Organizations

Empirical studies suggest that different leaders affect the extent to which international organizations facilitate cooperation among states and/or the capacity of a global agency to deliver public goods. It is difficult to study how and under what conditions leaders have an impact due to the challenges of attributing outcomes to a particular leader and great variation in their powers and operating context. We identify three different types of constraints that executive heads face: legal-political, resource and bureaucratic.

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