David Szakonyi

George Washington University

Assistant Professor of Political Science

2121 I Street NW

Washington, DC 20052

United States

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Myasnitskaya street, 20

Moscow, Moscow 119017

Russia

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Online Social Media and Political Awareness in Authoritarian Regimes

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2014
Ora John Reuter and David Szakonyi
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Political Science and George Washington University
Downloads 807 (29,168)
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authoritarianism, internet, social media, Russia, elections

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Hitting Them with Carrots: Voter Intimidation and Vote Buying in Russia

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
Timothy Frye, Ora John Reuter and David Szakonyi
Columbia University - Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Political Science and George Washington University
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Political Machines at Work: Voter Mobilization and Electoral Subversion in the Workplace

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Timothy Frye, Ora John Reuter and David Szakonyi
Columbia University - Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Political Science and George Washington University
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Businesspeople in Elected Office: Identifying Private Benefits from Firm-Level Returns

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2017
David Szakonyi
George Washington University
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Political Economy, Non-Market Strategy, Russia, Business-Government Relations

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Elite Defection Under Autocracy: Evidence from Russia

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Oct 2017
Ora John Reuter and David Szakonyi
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Political Science and George Washington University
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autocracy, elections, authoritarianism, Russia, defections, regimes

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Vote Brokers, Clientelist Appeals, and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Russia and Venezuela

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2017
Timothy Frye, Ora John Reuter and David Szakonyi
Columbia University - Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Political Science and George Washington University
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Solar Power for Street Vendors? Problems with Centralized Charging Stations in Urban Markets

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
David Szakonyi and Johannes Urpelainen
George Washington University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 97 (268,866)

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solar power, distributed energy generation, energy poverty, urbanization, informal economy, India

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Indecent Disclosures: Anti-Corruption Campaigns and Political Selection

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2018
David Szakonyi
George Washington University
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anticorruption, political selection, elections, Russia, autocracy, rent-seeking, asset disclosures

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You’re Fired!: Identifying Electoral Accountability in a Competitive Authoritarian Regime

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 May 2012
David Szakonyi
George Washington University
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Candidate Filtering: The Strategic Use of Electoral Fraud in Russia

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
David Szakonyi
George Washington University
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elections, fraud, autocracy, authoritarian regimes, Russia, campaigns

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Private Sector Policymaking: Business Background and Politicians’ Behavior in Office

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 29 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2019
David Szakonyi
George Washington University
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business-government relations, Russia, policymaking, political selection, elections, businesspeople

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Individuals and Organizations as Sources of State Effectiveness

NBER Working Paper No. w23350
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 01 May 2017
Michael Best, Jonas Hjort and David Szakonyi
Stanford University, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and George Washington University
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Individuals and Organizations as Sources of State Effectiveness, and Consequences for Policy Design

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11968
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Michael Best, Jonas Hjort and David Szakonyi
Stanford University, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and George Washington University
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bureaucrats, policy design, Procurement, public sector organizations, state capacity