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Democracy Center Is Launched at Rochester

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Recent Publications

  • Scott Abramson et al., “Historical Border Changes, State Building, and Contemporary Trust in Europe,” American Political Science Review, 2022.
  • Anderson Frey, "Strategic Allocation of Irrevocable and Durable Benefits," American Journal of Political Science, 2022.
  • Gretchen Helmke et al., "Democracy by Deterrence," American Journal of Political Science, forthcoming
  • Tasos Kalandrakis, “Generalized Medians and a Political Center,” Social Choice and Welfare, 2022.
  • Bonnie Meguid et al., “When Do Männerparteien Elect Women?” American Political Science Review, forthcoming
  • Sergio Montero et al., "Do Major-Power Interventions Encourage the Onset of Civil Conflict?" Journal of Politics, 2022
  • Randall Stone et al., "Chinese Power and the State-Owned Enterprise," International Organization, forthcoming
  • Sidak Yntiso et al., "Incentive Effects of Recall Elections," Journal of Politics, forthcoming

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