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(When) does democratisation reduce state repression?

Old, Jonathan (2019) (When) does democratisation reduce state repression? In: LSE Research Festival 2019, 2019-02-25 - 2019-03-02, London School of Economics.

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Abstract

It is established knowledge that democracy is associated with less repression. However, the effect of regime changes, i.e. democratisations, may be ambiguous. Using a theoretical model and econometric techniques, I find evidence that democratisations only lead to reductions in repression in countries with sufficiently high income. Acknoweldgements: Martin Rößler, TU Dresden Patrick Zwerschke, TU Dresden

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: © 2019 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Research Festival 2019
Date Deposited: 01 May 2019 11:33
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2020 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/100589

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