American political science review

Preventive Repression: Two Types of Moral Hazard

Preventive Repression: Two Types of Moral Hazard by Tiberiu Dragu, New York University and Adam Przeworski, New York University Authoritarian leaders maintain their grip on power primarily through preventive repression, routinely exercised by specialized security agencies with the […]

American political science review

Partisan Affect and Elite Polarization

Partisan Affect and Elite Polarization by Daniel Diermeier, University of Chicago and Christopher Li, Yale University Recent empirical literature suggests that the American electorate has become more polarized in partisan affect, i.e. increased dislike and distrust between Democrats […]