Kompromat: A theory of blackmail as a system of governance

@article{Choy2020KompromatAT,
  title={Kompromat: A theory of blackmail as a system of governance},
  author={James P. Choy},
  journal={Journal of Development Economics},
  year={2020},
  volume={147},
  pages={102535}
}
  • James P. Choy
  • Published 13 August 2020
  • Economics
  • Journal of Development Economics

A Social Network of Russian "Kompromat"

TLDR
A social network of 11,000 Russian and foreign nationals affected by kompromat in Russia in 1991 -- 2020 is constructed and reveals four types of communities dominated by entrepreneurs, politicians, bankers, and law enforcement officials ("siloviks"), the latter disjointed from the first three.

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