Citizens’ Trust in Public Officials: Bangladesh and Nepal Compared

  • Ishtiaq Jamil
  • Steinar Askvik
Part of the Public Administration, Governance and Globalization book series (PAGG, volume 3)


Citizens’ trust in public officials is an indication of a political regime’s legitimacy and popular support for the political system. Public officials are representatives of public institutions. The more the distrust citizens’ display towards public officials, the direr the crisis of the regime and hence its viability to survive.


Civil Service Public Institution Public Official Social Trust Public Organization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Administration and Organization TheoryUniversity of BergenBergenNorway

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