Mehdi Shadmehr

University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy

Abernathy Hall

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3435

United States

http://mehdishadmehr.com

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Ideology and the Iranian Revolution

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2012
Mehdi Shadmehr
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
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Ideology, Islamic Political Thought, Revolutions, Social Movements, Iranian Revolution, Khomeini, Islamic State, The Guardianship of the Jurist, Qualitative Methods, Comparative Method, Necessary and Sufficient Conditions

Ideology and the Iranian Revolution

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2012
Mehdi Shadmehr
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
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Ideology, Revolutions, Islamic Ideology, Islamic State, Guardianship of the Jurist, Khomeini, Iranian Revolution, Islamic Revolution

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A Theory of State Censorship

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2012
Mehdi Shadmehr and Dan Bernhardt
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Censorship, Media, Freedom of Press, Dictatorship, Revolution, Protest, Communication Technology, Internet

A Theory of State Censorship

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2012
Mehdi Shadmehr and Dan Bernhardt
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Censorship, Media Freedom, Public Signal, Information Manipulation, Protest, Revolution, Regime Change

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Khomeini's Theory of Islamic State and the Making of the Iranian Revolution

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Mehdi Shadmehr
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
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Iran, Revolution, Khomeini, Pahlavi Regime, Shah, Islam, Islamic State, Ideology, Russian Revolution, American Revolution, Radicalism

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Media Freedom in the Shadow of a Coup

University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 18-12
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Oct 2018
University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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authoritarian politics, media freedom, protest, coup, global games, Bayesian persuasion, signaling

Media Freedom in the Shadow of a Coup

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-81, University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 3396728
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 May 2019
University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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authoritarian politics, media freedom, protest, coup, global games, Bayesian persuasion, signaling

Media Freedom in the Shadow of a Coup

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13189
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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authoritarian politics, Bayesian persuasion, coup, global games, media freedom, protest, signaling

Coordination and Social Distancing: Inertia in the Aggregate Response to COVID-19

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-53
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2020
Mehdi Shadmehr and Ethan Bueno de Mesquita
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Coordination and Social Distancing: Inertia in the Aggregate Response to COVID-19

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2020
Mehdi Shadmehr and Ethan Bueno de Mesquita
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
Downloads 57 (502,934)
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COVID-19, Social Distancing, Social Norms, Public Health Campaigns

Collective Action with Uncertain Payoffs: Coordination, Public Signals and Punishment Dilemmas

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
Mehdi Shadmehr and Dan Bernhardt
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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collective action, coordination, payoff uncertainty, protests, revolutions, repression, punishment dilemma, punishment puzzle, protest-repression nexus, public signals, strategic complements, strategic substitutes, global games.

Collective Action with Uncertain Payoffs: Coordination, Public Signals and Punishment Dilemmas

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Oct 2010
Dan Bernhardt and Mehdi Shadmehr
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
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Repression and Repertoires

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Mar 2021
Stephen Morris and Mehdi Shadmehr
MIT and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
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Repertoires, Contentious Performances, Repression, Leadership, Tactics, Regime Change, Mechanism Design, Global Games

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Coordination and Innovation in Judiciaries: Correct Law vs. Consistent Law

17 Quarterly Journal of Political Science 61 (2022)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2022
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Fordham University School of Law
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Non-hierarchical judiciary, judicial decision making, legal innovation, coordination, public information, MacPherson, Escola, Javins

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Judicial Independence and Human Rights in Autocracies

University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 3419727
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jul 2019
Mehdi Shadmehr, Raphael Boleslavsky and Tom Ginsburg
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy, University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Law School
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judicial independence, autocracy, human rights, repression

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Institutions, Repression and the Spread of Protest

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Feb 2016
Mehdi Shadmehr and Raphael Boleslavsky
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics
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Repression, Protest, Legitimate Coercion, Social Norms, Human Rights Treaties, Judicial Independence

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Coordination Games with Strategic Delegation of Pivotality

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2011
Mehdi Shadmehr and Dan Bernhardt
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Coordination Games, Global Games, Payoff Uncertainty, Strategic Substitutes, Strategic Complements, Public Signals, Non-monotone Equilibria

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Protest Puzzles: Tullock's Paradox, Hong Kong Experiment, and the Strength of Weak States

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 May 2018 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2020
Mehdi Shadmehr
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
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Protest, Strategic Complements, Strategic Substitutes, Pivotality, Tullock's Paradox, Global Games

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Vanguards in Revolution

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2017
Mehdi Shadmehr and Dan Bernhardt
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Vanguard, Revolution, Radicalism, Coercion, Leninist Model, Early Riser Model

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Investment in the Shadow of Conflict: Globalization, Capital Control, and State Repression

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2018
Mehdi Shadmehr
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
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Regime Change, Political Risk, Globalization, Capital Control, Capital Mobility, Repression, General Equilibrium, Global Games

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Demagogues in America: From the Revolution to the Second World War

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 May 2019
Dan Bernhardt, Stefan Krasa and Mehdi Shadmehr
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
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Demagogues, Populism, Donald Trump, Huey Long, William Jennings Bryan, Andrew Jackson, Economic Recession, American Revolution

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Transparency and Stability

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2021
Mehdi Shadmehr and Dan Bernhardt
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Transparency, Autocracy, Protest, Stability, Sun Spot Equilibrium, Coordination, Global Games, Beauty Contests

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Crises, Catharses, and Boiling Frogs: Path Dependence in Collective Action

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Sep 2021
SofĂ­a Correa, Gaetan Nandong and Mehdi Shadmehr
University of Chile - Industrial Engineering, Princeton University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
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Protest, Revolution, Path Dependence, Coordination, Heavy Tails

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Multiplicity and Uniqueness in Generalized Regime Change Games

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Feb 2018
Mehdi Shadmehr
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy
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Global Games, Regime Change, Revolution, Protest, Common knowledge, Public Information

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Measuring the Tolerance of the State: Theory and Application to Protest

NBER Working Paper No. w30167
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2022
Brown University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and Harvard University
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Youth, Revolution, and Repression

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 778-793, 2016
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
Mehdi Shadmehr and Peter Haschke
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Rochester
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Mobilization, Repression, and Revolution: Grievances and Opportunities in Contentious Politics

Posted: 02 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2012
Mehdi Shadmehr
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy

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Mobilization, Protest, Social Movement, Repression, Revolution, Political Process Theories, Grievance-based Theories, Political Opportunities, Resource Mobilization, Democratization