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Previous Efforts to Classify Types of Authoritarian Regimes a New Typology of Authoritarian Regimes

  title={Previous Efforts to Classify Types of Authoritarian Regimes a New Typology of Authoritarian Regimes},
  author={Axel Hadenius and Jan Teorell},
In this paper, we present a new typology of authoritarian regime types, covering 191 countries in the world from 1972–2003. To assess the usefulness of our typology, we explore the extent to which it helps explain the survival (and breakdown) of nondemocratic regimes. We also investigate the impact of different types of authoritarian regimes on democratic development. Our results demonstrate that different types of authoritarian regimes face different propensities to survive and to develop… 

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