Mehdi Shadmehr

University of Chicago Harris School

1155 East 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

University of Calgary - Department of Economics

Associate Professor of Economics

Department of Economics

2500 University Drive N.W.

Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

Canada

http://moya.bus.miami.edu/~mshadmehr/index.html

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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 Chicago Harris School
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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 Chicago Harris School
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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 Chicago Harris School 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 Chicago Harris School 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

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 Chicago Harris School and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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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 Chicago Harris School and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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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 Chicago Harris School and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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authoritarian politics, Bayesian persuasion, coup, global games, media freedom, protest, signaling

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 Chicago Harris School 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 Chicago Harris School
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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 Chicago Harris School
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Iran, Revolution, Khomeini, Pahlavi Regime, Shah, Islam, Islamic State, Ideology, Russian Revolution, American Revolution, Radicalism

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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 Chicago Harris School 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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Coordination and Innovation in Judiciaries: Correct Law vs. Consistent Law

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2018
University of Chicago Harris School, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Princeton University, Department of Politics, Students
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Non-hierarchical judiciary, judicial decision making, legal innovation, coordination, public information, MacPherson, Escola, Javins

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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 Chicago Harris School 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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Vanguards in Revolution

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2017
Mehdi Shadmehr and Dan Bernhardt
University of Chicago Harris School 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 Chicago Harris School
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Regime Change, Political Risk, Globalization, Capital Control, Capital Mobility, Repression, General Equilibrium, Global Games

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

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 May 2018 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
Mehdi Shadmehr
University of Chicago Harris School
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Protest, Strategic Complements, Strategic Substitutes, Pivotality, Tullock's Paradox, 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 Chicago Harris School
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Demagogues, Populism, Donald Trump, Huey Long, William Jennings Bryan, Andrew Jackson, Economic Recession, American Revolution

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Multiplicity and Uniqueness in Generalized Regime Change Games

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Feb 2018
Mehdi Shadmehr
University of Chicago Harris School
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Global Games, Regime Change, Revolution, Protest, Common knowledge, Public Information

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Sun Spot Transparency: On Hollyer, Rosendorff, and Vreeland's Model of Information, Autocracy and Political (In)Stability

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
Mehdi Shadmehr and Dan Bernhardt
University of Chicago Harris School 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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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 Chicago Harris School 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 Chicago Harris School

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