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2017
Sunday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Populism and the Erosion of Horizontal Accountability in Latin America

Saskia Pauline Ruth

Protecting democracy or conspiring against it? Media and politics in Latin America: A glimpse from Brazil

Afonso De Albuquerque

The dynamic nationalisation of voting for United Russia: the stability / instability of regional deviations from national results

Petr Panov, Perm Research Center of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Science
Cameron Ross, University of Dundee

Undermining Western democracy promotion in Central Asia: China’s countervailing influences, powers and impact

Aijan Sharshenova
Gordon Crawford, Centre for Trust, Peace, and Social Relations

2018
Monday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Chechnya after the war and the reconstruction process: a stable country or the Kremlin's next failure?

Giuliano Bifolchi, University of Rome

Corruption in Russia - Historic Legacy and Systemic Nature

Gunther G. Schultze, University of Freiburg
Nikita Zakharov, University of Freiburg

Decentralization and democratic participation: The effect of subnational self-rule on voting in Latin America and the Caribbean

Alissandra T. Stoyan, Department of Political Science, Kansas State University
Sara Niedzwiecki, Politics Department, University of California, Santa Cruz

Democracy in Latin America: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Challenges

Robert R. Kaufman, Rutgers University

Electoral Volatility in Latin America

Mollie J. Cohen, Vanderbilt University
Facundo E. Salles Kobilanski, Vanderbilt University
Elizabeth J. Zechmeister, Vanderbilt University

Institutional framework and governance in Latin America

Gilberto Cárdenas, Department of Economics and Public Finance, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Sofía García, Department of Applied Economics, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Alvaro Salas, Department of Economics and Public Finance, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Latin American Economic Outlook 2018 - Chapter 3: Institutions to make the state deliver in Latin America and the Caribbean

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Populism Revived: Donald Trump and the Latin American Leftist Populists

Carlos De La Torre

Presidential hegemony and democratic backsliding in Latin America, 1925-2016

Aníbal Pérez-Liñán, Department of Political Science and Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame
Nicolás Schmidt, Instituto de Ciencia Política, University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay
Daniela Vairo, Instituto de Ciencia Política, University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay

Supporting political stability by strengthening local government: Decentralization in Ukraine

Lily Salloum Lindegaard
Neil Webster

The Anti-Corruption Struggle in Xi Jinping’s China: An Alternative Political Narrative

Kerry Brown

To decentralize or to continue on the centralization track: The cases of authoritarian regimes in Russia and Kazakhstan

Irina Busygona
Mikhail Filippov
Elmira Taukebaeva

2019
Tuesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

Constructing dynamic security governance: institutional peace through multilateralism in the Asia Pacific

Kai He

Defining Governance in Latin America

Alejandro Rodriguez, University of Texas at Arlington

Hybrid interference as a wedge strategy: a theory of external interference in liberal democracy

Mikael Wigell

Latin America’s struggle with democratic backsliding

Ted Piccone, Brookings Institution

Putting the Military Back into Civil-Military Relations

Thomas C. Bruneau, Naval Post Graduate School

Redefining the social contract in the wake of the Arab Spring: The experiences of Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia

Amirah El-Haddad, Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Cairo University

Relative Deprivation as a Factor of Sociopolitical Destabilization: Toward a Quantitative Comparative Analysis of the Arab Spring Events

Andrey V. Korotayev, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
Alisa R. Shishkina, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

The Global State of Democracy 2019: Addressing the Ills, Reviving the Promise

International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA)

The politics of development and security in Iran's Border Provinces

Eric Lob, Florida International University
Nader Habibi, Brandeis University

2020
Wednesday, January 1st
12:00 AM

A Neoconservative Consensus in Russia? Main Components, Factors of Stability, Potential of Erosion

Andrei Melville

Bolivian Revolution

Alison Kennedy White
Jim Akers
Katie Gracia Martinez
Drew Wright

Capital flight and diamond exports in the Central African Republic: The role of political governance crisis

Thales Pacific Yapatake Kossele, Institute of Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences (PAUGHSS), Pan African University, Soa, Cameroon
Mom Aloysius Njong, Faculty of Economics and Management Science, University of Bamenda, Cameroon

Constitutional power concentration and corruption: evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean

Andrea Sáenz de Viteri Vázquez, Department of Economics, University of Navarra
Christian Bjørnskov, Department of Economics, Aarhus University; Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

Governance, Institutional Coordination, and Socio-Spatial Justice: Reflections from Latin America and the Caribbean

Clara Irazábal, Department of Architecture, Urban Planning+Design (AUPD), University of Missouri

Haiti’s Political and Economic Conditions

Maureen Taft-Morales, Congressional ResearchService

Indigenous people, redistribution, and support for the political regime in Latin America

Jamie Fierro, Instituto de Asuntos Públicos, Universidad de Chile, Santa Lucía 240, 8320208 Santiago Centre, Chile; GEDIME/CER-Migracions, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Legitimation, regime survival, and shifting alliances in the Arab League: Explaining sanction politics during the Arab Spring

Maria Josepha Debre

Peronism Back in Power in Argentina: Economic Crisis and Political Stability

Juan M. Abal Medina, University of Buenos Aires; National Council of Science and Technology (CONICET)

Political Risk Map 2020 Trade Tensions Threaten Political Stability

Marsh

Political Stability and Bank Flows: New Evidence

Mafalda Venâncio de Vasconcelos, Università degli Studi di Torino

Presidential Term Limits in Africa and Latin America: Contested but Resilient

Charlotte Heyl, German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Mariana Llanos, German Institute of Global and Area Studies

Rule of law crisis, militarization of citizen security, and effects on human rights in Venezuela

Natalia Ga Galavis, Universidad Metropolitana

Satisfaction with Democracy in Latin America: Perspectives from Political Elites and Citizens

Mar Martinez Roson, University of Salamanca
Araceli Mateo Diaz, University of Salamanca

State Segmentation and Democratic Survival in Latin America

Matias López, Uppsala University; Lund University

The corruption of democracy: Corruption scandals, class alliances, and political authoritarianism in Brazil

Alfredo Saad-Filho, King’s College London, School of Global Affairs, Department of International Development, United Kingdom
Marco Boffo

The crisis in Venezuela: Drivers, transitions, and pathways

Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo
Antulia Rosales, University of Oslo

The Effects of China’s Development Projects on Political Accountabililty

Szu-Ning Ping
Yi-Ting Wang
Wen-Yang Chang

The Impact of Conflict and Political Instability on Banking Crises in Developing Countries

Ali Compaoré
Montfort Mlachila, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Rasmané Ouedraogo, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Sandrine Sourouema

2021
Friday, January 1st
12:00 AM

After Xi: Future Scenarios for Leadership Succession in a Post-Xi Jinping Era

Richard McGregor, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Jude Blanchette, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Divisive Politics and Democratic Dangers in Latin America

Carla Alberti, Department of Political Science, Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile; Millennium Institute for Foundational Research on Data
Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Andreas E. Feldmann, Department of Latin American and Latino Studies, and Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
Juan Pablo Luna, Instituto de Ciencia Política and the Escuela de Gobierno of the Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile; Millennium Institute for Foundational Research on Data
Paula Muñoz, Universidad de Pacífico (Peru)
Angelika Rettberg, Political Science Department at Universidad de Los Andes; Transformation and Empowerment Stream of the Gender, Security, and Justice Hub at the London School of Economics
Oliver Stuenkel, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), São Paulo
Guillermo Trejo, Violence and Transitional Justice Lab at the University of Norte Dame

Freedom in the World 2021: Brazil

Freedom House

Freedom in the World 2021: Colombia

Freedom House

Freedom in the World 2021: Venezuela

Freedom House

How state-led political violence affects women: Turkey post the 2016 coup attempt

Busra Nisa Sarac, Women, Peace, and Security

Military Coup and Its Effect on the Democratization Process in Mali and in the Region

Adetayo Adetuyi, Institute for Peace and Security Studies

Military dissent in the United States: are there lessons from Latin america?

David Pion Berlin, University of California Riverside
Andrew Ivey

Military parade in Mali: understanding Malian politics through spectacle

Alioune Sow, The Journal of Modern Africa Studies

Politicide' and the Myanmar coup

Seinenu M. Thein-Lemelson

Public Services, Geography, and Citizen Perceptions of Government in Latin America

Gary Bland, RTI International, Durham, NC, USA
Derick Brinkerhoff, RTI International
Diego Romero, Political Science Department, Duke University
Anna Wetterberg, RTI International
Erik Wibbels, Political Science Department, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

The Influence of Government Effectiveness and Corruption on the High Levels of Homicide in Latin America

Spencer C. Chainey, Department of Security and Crime Science, University College London
Gonzalo Croci, Department of Security and Crime Science, University College London; Department of International Studies, University ORT Uruguay
Laura Juliana Rodriguez Forero, Department of Security and Crime Science, University College London