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Pathways from Authoritarianism
This paper uses a new typology of authoritarian regimes to explore the extent to which regime type explains the survival (and breakdown) of non-democratic regimes as well as the impact of differentExpand
Democracy and State Capacity: Exploring a J-shaped Relationship
In this article we probe the effect of democratization on the state's administrative capacity. Using time-series cross-section data, we find a curvilinear (J-shaped) relationship between the twoExpand
Authoritarian regime types revisited: updated data in comparative perspective
This article introduces a modified and updated version of the authoritarian regime type dataset first introduced by Hadenius and Teorell. The basic logic and merits of this dataset is presented,Expand
Democracy and Development
Is economic development conducive to political democracy? Does democracy foster or hinder material welfare? These two questions are examined by looking at the experience of 135 countries between 1950Expand
Cultural and economic prerequisites of democracy: Reassessing recent evidence
The purpose of this article is to reassess two influential theories of democratic development: the theory of democratic culture and the theory of economic development. The leading predecessors inExpand
SHAPE: THE STOCKHOLM STUDY ON HEALTH EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION AND THEIR ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES. PART 1: NO2 AND PARTICULATE MATTER IN STOCKHOLM. CONCENTRATIONS AND POPULATION EXPOSURE
This report presents air quality dispersion calculations of the ambient levels of NO2 and particulate matter in the Stockholm region. The calculations are based on an Information and Air QualityExpand
Making civil society work, promoting democratic development: What can states and donors do?
Abstract The importance of a vigorous civil society for democratic stability and performance has been increasingly stressed during the last few years. In this article the authors draw on a broadExpand
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