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Endogenous Taxation in Ongoing Internal Conflict: The Case of Colombia

Endogenous Taxation in Ongoing Internal Conflict: The Case of Colombia by Rafael Ch, New York University, Jacob N. Shapiro, Princeton University, Abbey Steele, University of Amsterdam and Juan F. Vargas, Universidad El Rosario  How does internal armed conflict affect state development? […]

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Who Polices the Administrative State?

Who Polices the Administrative State? by Kenneth Lowande, University of Michigan In the U.S. Congress, most oversight of the executive branch is conducted by individual legislators who contact agencies privately. This study uses the internal correspondence logs […]

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Political Competition in Legislative Elections

Political Competition in Legislative Elections by Stefan Krasa, University of Illinois and Mattias K. Polborn, Vanderbilt University In Congressional elections, voters generally decide not just based on their local candidates’ positions, but they also care about the […]

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Re-election and Renegotiation: International Agreements in the Shadow of the Polls

Re-election and Renegotiation: International Agreements in the Shadow of the Polls by Peter Buisseret, University of Chicago and Dan Bernhardt, University of Illinois and University of Warwick States routinely sign treaties and participate in international institutions. These activities […]

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Exclusion and Cooperation in Diverse Societies: Experimental Evidence from Israel

Exclusion and Cooperation in Diverse Societies: Experimental Evidence from Israel by Ryan D. Enos, Harvard University and Noam Gidron, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Princeton University It is well-established that in diverse societies, certain groups prefer to exclude other groups from […]

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Distributive Politics with Vote and Turnout Buying

Distributive Politics with Vote and Turnout Buying by Agustin Casas, Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros  I model the incumbent’s allocation of efforts that maximize re-election chances in the presence of vote buying (persuasion) and turnout buying (mobilization). […]

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Technological Change and Political Turnover: The Democratizing Effects of the Green Revolution in India

Technological Change and Political Turnover: The Democratizing Effects of the Green Revolution in India by Aditya Dasgupta,University of California Can technological change contribute to political turnover? Influential theories suggest that technological change represents a form of […]