• Publications
  • Influence
Presidential Impeachment and the New Political Instability in Latin America
1. Institutional crises in presidential regimes 2. Five cases of impeachment and a presumed madman 3. Presidential crises and the decline of military intervention 4. Latin America in the age ofExpand
Informal Institutions and Democracy: Lessons from Latin America
Informal Institutions and Democracy: Lessons from Latin America. Edited by Gretchen Helmke and Steven Levitsky. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. 368p. $65.00 cloth, $25.00 paper. ItExpand
Classifying Political Regimes in Latin
This article is about how political regimes should generally be classified, and how Latin American regimes should be classified for the 1945–99 period. We make five general claims about regimeExpand
Has the New Aid for Trade Agenda been Export Effective? Evidence on the Impact of US AfT Allocations 1999–2008
After a decade of Aid for Trade (AfT) allocations, we can now begin to assess whether this new development strategy has been effective. Focusing on the short-term goal of export growth, we examineExpand
Classifying Political Regimes in Latin America, 1945-1999
This paper is about two related subjects: how to classify political regimes in general, and how Latin American regimes should be classified for the 1945-1999 period. We make five general claims aboutExpand
Political Institutions, Policymaking Processes and Policy Outcomes in Paraguay, 1954-2003
This paper characterizes the evolution of Paraguay's policymaking process (PMP) between 1954 and 2003. The authors present an overview of the PMP under the rule of Alfredo Stroessner (1954-89) andExpand
Democracies and Dictatorships in Latin America: Emergence, Survival, and Fall
This book presents a new theory for why political regimes emerge, and why they subsequently survive or break down. It then analyzes the emergence, survival, and fall of democracies and dictatorshipsExpand
Neoinstitutional accounts of voter turnout: moving beyond industrial democracies.
This paper tests two neo-institutional explanations of voter turnout using data from new democracies. The first part of the paper deals with institutions as "political arenas"--rules and proceduresExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...