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Deterring Dictatorship: Explaining Democratic Resilience since 1900
(V-Dem Institute, 2020-05)
Democracy is under threat globally from democratically elected leaders engaging in erosion of media freedom, civil society, and the rule of law. What distinguishes democracies that prevail against the forces of autocratization? ...
Successful and Failed Episodes of Democratization: Conceptualization, Identification, and Description
What explains successful democratization? This paper makes four contributions towards providing more sophisticated answers to this question. Building on the comparative case study and large-N literature, it first presents ...
Exploring the Impact of Political Regimes on Biodiversity
National governments are the main actors responsible for mapping and protecting their biodiversity, but countries differ in their capacity, willingness, and effectiveness to do so. We quantify the global biodiversity managed ...
Establishing Pathways to Democracy Using Domination Analysis
How does the order in which liberalization unfolds a ect the likelihood for a successful democratic transition? Dahl was among the rst to argue that the sequence matters for the outcome when it comes to democratization. ...
Explaining the Homogeneous Diffusion of Covid-19 Policies among Heterogenous Countries
(V-Dem Institute, 2020-08)
The need for non-pharmaceutical interventions aimed at curtailing the spread of infectious diseases depends crucially on country-specific demographic and public health situations. However, the early stages of the Covid-19 ...