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Elections as Levers of Democracy: A Global Inquiry
In this paper we purport to test the proposition that elections have a democratizing effect, drawing on cross-sectional time-series data at best covering a global sample of 193 countries from 1919 to 2004. Two versions of ...
Does Type of Authoritarianism Affect the Prospects for Democracy? Exogenous Shocks and Contingent Democratization
In this paper we test the often asserted view that the prospects for democratization differ among different types of authoritarian regimes. To what extent do exogenous shocks— economic crisis, popular protest and democratic ...