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Economic Development, Mobility, and Political Discontent: An Experimental Test of Tocqueville’s Thesis in Pakistan

Economic Development, Mobility, and Political Discontent: An Experimental Test of Tocqueville’s Thesis in Pakistan by Andrew Healy, Loyola Marymount University, Katrina Kosec, International Food Policy Research Institute, Cecilia Hyunjung Mo, Vanderbilt University We consider the thesis of Alexis de […]

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Electoral Accountability for State Legislative Roll-Calls and Ideological Representation

Electoral Accountability for State Legislative Roll-Calls and Ideological Representation By Steven Rogers, Saint Louis University State legislatures have considerable authority over American’s lives.  Legislators determine who has the opportunity to vote, go to college, and even get […]

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Montesquieu’s Teaching on the Dangers of Extreme Corrections: Japan, the Catholic Inquisition, and Moderation in The Spirit of the Laws

Montesquieu’s Teaching on the Dangers of Extreme Corrections: Japan, the Catholic Inquisition, and Moderation in The Spirit of the Laws by Nathaniel Gilmore, University of Toronto, Vickie B. Sullivan, Tufts University Explicitly and implicitly in […]

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Geography, Transparency, and Institutions

Geography, Transparency, and Institutions by Joram Mayshar, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Omer Moav, University of Warwick and Interdisciplinary Center, and Zvika Neeman, Tel-Aviv University We propose a theory in which geographic attributes explain cross-regional institutional differences in (1) the scale of […]