Konstantin Sonin

University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy

Professor

1155 East 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

Higher School of Economics

Adjunct Professor of Economics

20 Myasnitskaya street

Moscow, 119017

Russia

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Research Fellow

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Government Control of the Media

Journal of Public Economics, vol. 118, pp. 163-171, October 2014.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2014
Scott Gehlbach and Konstantin Sonin
University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Political economy, media, nondemocratic politics

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Why Resource-Poor Dictators Allow Freer Media: A Theory and Evidence from Panel Data

American Political Science Review, Vol. 103, No. 4, pp. 645-668, 2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2014
Georgy Egorov, Sergei M. Guriev and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Sciences Po and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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media freedom, non-democratic politics, bureaucracy, resource curse

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Social Media and Corruption

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2016
Ruben Enikolopov, Maria Petrova and Konstantin Sonin
Institute of Political Economy and Governance, Institute for Political Economy and Governance, Barcelona and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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political economy, financial markets, social media, governance

Social Media and Corruption

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11263
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 May 2016
Ruben Enikolopov, Maria Petrova and Konstantin Sonin
Institute of Political Economy and Governance, Institute for Political Economy and Governance, Barcelona and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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financial markets, governance, political economy, social media

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Dictators and Their Viziers: Endogenizing the Loyalty-Competence Trade-Off

Journal of European Economic Association, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 903–930, October 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2011
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Dictatorship, positive political theory, loyalty and competence, principal-agent, non-democratic succession

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A Political Theory of Populism

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Nov 2010
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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A Political Theory of Populism

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-21
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2011
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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political economy, inequality, populism, voting, signaling

A Political Theory of Populism

NBER Working Paper No. w17306
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2011
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Determinants of Nationalization in the Oil Sector: A Theory and Evidence from Panel Data

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 27 (2): 301-323, 2011.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2012
Sergei M. Guriev, Anton Kolotilin and Konstantin Sonin
Sciences Po, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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oil, nationalization, property rights protection

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Why the Rich May Favor Poor Protection of Property Rights

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 715-731, 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2012
Konstantin Sonin
University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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property rights, demand for institutions, oligarchs, Russia

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The Killing Game: A Theory of Non-Democratic Succession

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 May 2005 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2019
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
Downloads 1,007 (20,884)
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Positive political theory, succession, dictatorship

The Killing Game: Reputation and Knowledge in Non-Democratic Succession

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5092
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Aug 2005
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Positive political theory, succession, dictatorship, economic history

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Dictators and Oligarchs: A Dynamic Theory of Contested Property Rights

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 93, No. 1-2, pp. 1-13, July 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 May 2007 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2009
Sergei M. Guriev and Konstantin Sonin
Sciences Po and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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property rights, oligarchs, non-democratic politics

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Coalition Formation in Non-Democracies

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-33, Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 75, No. 4, pp. 987-1009, 2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2009
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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coalition formation, political economy, self-enforcing coalitions, stability

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Political Economy in a Changing World

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-12
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Markov Voting Equilibrium, dynamics, median voter, stochastic shocks, extension of franchise, repression

Political Economy in a Changing World

NBER Working Paper No. w19158
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Formal Models of Nondemocratic Politics

Annual Review of Political Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
Scott Gehlbach, Konstantin Sonin and Milan Svolik
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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nondemocratic politics, dictatorship, game theory

Formal Models of Nondemocratic Politics

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 19, pp. 565-584, 2016
Posted: 13 May 2016
Scott Gehlbach, Konstantin Sonin and Milan Svolik
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and Yale University - Department of Political Science

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Businessman Candidates

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 718-736, July 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2010
Scott Gehlbach, Konstantin Sonin and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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businessman candidates, political selection, immature democracies, special interest politics, political connections

Businessman Candidates

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5985
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jan 2007
Scott Gehlbach, Konstantin Sonin and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Political connections, businessman candidates, immature democracy, media freedom, government transparency, strength of political parties

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Recurrent Revolutions

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
National Research University Higher School of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Arab Spring, autocracy, collective action, social media, regime change

Technological Foundations of Political Instability

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9787
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2014
National Research University Higher School of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Arab Spring, autocracy, collective action, regime change, social media

Dynamics and Stability of Constitutions, Coalitions, and Clubs

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-15
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Aug 2008
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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commitment, constitutions, dynamic coalition formation, political economy, stability, voting

Dynamics and Stability of Constitutions, Coalitions, and Clubs

NBER Working Paper No. w14239
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2008
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Is Political Risk Company-Specific? The Market Side of the Yukos Affair

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Mar 2005
Alexei Goriaev and Konstantin Sonin
New Economic School and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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company-specific political risk, event study, Russian stock market

Is Political Risk Company-Specific? The Market Side of the Yukos Affair

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5076
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Aug 2005
Alexei Goriaev and Konstantin Sonin
New Economic School and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Company specific political risk, event study, Russian stock market, oil, privatization

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Political Economy of Redistribution

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2016
Daniel Diermeier, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
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political economy, legislative bargaining, property rights, institutions

Political Economy of Redistribution

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11285
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 May 2016
Daniel Diermeier, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
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institutions, legislative bargaining, political economy, Property rights

Rational Dictators and the Killing of Innocents: Data from Stalin's Archives

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2016
University of Houston - Department of Economics, Aarhus University - Faculty of Business Administration and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Dictatorial systems, Stalinism, Soviet State and Party archives, NKVD, OPGU

Dictators, Repression and the Median Citizen: An 'Eliminations Model' of Stalin's Terror (Data from the NKVD Archives)

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 May 2007
University of Houston - Department of Economics, Aarhus University - Faculty of Business Administration and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Dictatorial systems, NKVD, OPGU, Soviet State and Party archives, Stalinism

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Elections in Non-Democracies

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 15 May 2018
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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non-democratic politics, dictatorship, elections, fraud, protests, revolutions, signaling

Incumbency Advantage in Non-Democracies

NBER Working Paper No. w20519
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Incumbency Advantage in Non-Democracies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10178
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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dictatorship, elections, fraud, non-democratic politics, protests, revolutions, signaling

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Political Selection and Persistence of Bad Governments

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-23
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Aug 2009
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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institutional flexibility, quality of governance, political economy, political transitions, voting

Political Selection and Persistence of Bad Governments

NBER Working Paper No. w15230
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2010
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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A Theory of Brinkmanship, Conflicts, and Commitments

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 161-183, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 07 May 2017
Michael A. Schwarz and Konstantin Sonin
Microsoft and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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brinkmanship, conflicts, commitments, war and peace

A Theory of Brinkmanship, Conflicts, and Commitments

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5075
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Aug 2005
Michael Schwarz and Konstantin Sonin
Yahoo! - Yahoo! Research Labs and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Brinkmanship, commitments, conflicts, war and peace

A Theory of Brinkmanship, Conflicts, and Commitments

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 163-183, 2008
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Michael Schwarz and Konstantin Sonin
Yahoo! - Yahoo! Research Labs and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy

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Social Mobility and Stability of Democracy: Re-Evaluating De Tocqueville

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 02 Apr 2016
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Social mobility, institutions, stability, democracy, De Tocqueville, dynamics

Social Mobility and Stability of Democracy: Re-Evaluating De Tocqueville

NBER Working Paper No. w22174
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Social Mobility and Stability of Democracy: Re-Evaluating De Tocqueville

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11209
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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De Tocqueville, democracy, dynamics., institutions, Social mobility, stability

Winning by Losing: Incentive Incompatibility in Multiple Qualifiers

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Dmitry Dagaev and Konstantin Sonin
National Research University Higher School of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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tournaments, design, rules, football, incentives

Winning by Losing: Incentive Incompatibility in Multiple Qualifiers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9373
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Mar 2013
Dmitry Dagaev and Konstantin Sonin
National Research University Higher School of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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football, organization, tournaments, UEFA Champions League

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A Dynamic Model of the Research University

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2011
Irina Khovanskaya, Konstantin Sonin and Maria Yudkevich
National Research University Higher School of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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economics of education, tenure, dynamic game

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State Capture and Corruption in Transition Economies

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 May 2009
Konstantin Sonin
University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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barriers to entry, command economy, corruption, decentralization, enforcement of contracts, mobility, local government, oligarchs, property rights protection, rule of law, special interests, state capture, transition and institutions, transition economies

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Provincial Protectionism

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Jun 2003
Konstantin Sonin
University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Federalism, Positive Political Economics, Transition, Development

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Field Experiment Estimate of Electoral Fraud in Russian Parliamentary Elections

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Dec 2012
Institute of Political Economy and Governance, CERGE-EI, Institute for Political Economy and Governance, Barcelona, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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electoral fraud, field experiment, Russia, nondemocratic government

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Development Based on Commodity Revenues

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Working Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Sergei M. Guriev, Alexander Plekhanov and Konstantin Sonin
Sciences Po, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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natural resources, economic boom, institutions, financial development

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Collusive Market Sharing and Corruption in Procurement

Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2009
Adriane Lambert Mogiliansky and Konstantin Sonin
Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC) - Centre d'Enseignement et de Recherche en Analyse Socio-Economique (CERAS) and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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auction, procurement, corruption, collusion

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Do Juntas Lead to Personal Rule?

American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 99, No. 2, pp. 298-303, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 May 2009 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2009
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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nondemocratic politics, coalition formation, political economy, self-enforcing coalitions, stability

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Rebel Capacity and Combat Tactics

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 08 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2019
Konstantin Sonin, Jarnickae Wilson and Austin L. Wright
University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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economic shocks, civil war, rebel tactics, counterinsurgency, spy operations

Rebel Capacity, Intelligence Gathering, and the Timing of Combat Operations

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13155
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Konstantin Sonin, Jarnickae Wilson and Austin L. Wright
University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Civil War, counterinsurgency, economic shocks, rebel tactics, spy operations

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Are Russian Commercial Courts Biased? Evidence from a Bankruptcy Law Transplant

Journal of Comparative Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2014
Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC) - Centre d'Enseignement et de Recherche en Analyse Socio-Economique (CERAS), University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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bankruptcy, capture, incentives, regional governments, Russia, transition

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The Variable Value Environment: Auctions and Actions

Harvard Institute of Economic Research, Research Paper Series, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Apr 2001
Michael A. Schwarz and Konstantin Sonin
Microsoft and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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auctions, efficient mechanism design

Structural or Cyclical? Unemployment in Latvia Since the 2008-09 Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Apr 2013
Daria Anosova, Konstantin Sonin, Alf Vanags and Anna Zasova
New Economic School (NES), University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS) and Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS)
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cyclical unemployment, structural unemployment, labour market matching, Beveridge curve

Structural or Cyclical? Unemployment in Latvia Since the 2008-09 Financial Crisis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9525
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Jul 2013
Daria Anosova, Konstantin Sonin, Alf Vanags and Anna Zasova
New Economic School (NES), University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS) and Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS)
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Beveridge curve, cyclical unemployment, labour market matching, structural unemployment

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Equilibrium Refinement in Dynamic Voting Games

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-26
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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voting, agenda-setting games, Markov trembling-hand perfect equilibrium

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Persuasion on Networks

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jun 2019
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Bayesian persuasion, networks, propaganda

Persuasion on Networks

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-82
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 May 2019
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Bayesian persuasion, networks, propaganda, percolation

Persuasion on Networks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13723
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 May 2019
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Bayesian persuasion, networks, percolation, Propaganda

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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
Raphael Boleslavsky, Mehdi Shadmehr and Konstantin Sonin
University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Harris School and University of Chicago - Harris 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
Raphael Boleslavsky, Mehdi Shadmehr and Konstantin Sonin
University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Harris School and University of Chicago - Harris 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
Raphael Boleslavsky, Mehdi Shadmehr and Konstantin Sonin
University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Harris School and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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authoritarian politics, Bayesian persuasion, coup, global games, media freedom, protest, signaling

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Passive Creditors

CEFIR Working Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Mar 2005
Koen J. L. Schoors and Konstantin Sonin
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Centre for Russian International Socio-Political and Economic Studies (CERISE) and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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creditor passivity, bankruptcy, arrears, bad loans, bank closure

Passive Creditors

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4821
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Apr 2005
Koen J. L. Schoors and Konstantin Sonin
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Centre for Russian International Socio-Political and Economic Studies (CERISE) and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Creditor passivity, bankruptcy, bad loans, bank closure, arrears

Financial Restrictions and Competitive Balance in Sports Leagues

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Vsevolod Grabar and Konstantin Sonin
National Research University Higher School of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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UEFA Financial Fair Play, Financial Regulation, Competitive Balance, Investment Tournaments

Financial Restrictions and Competitive Balance in Sports Leagues

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13154
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Vsevolod Grabar and Konstantin Sonin
National Research University Higher School of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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financial regulation, competitive balance, investment tournaments., UEFA Financial Fair Play

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Political Model of Social Evolution

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Oct 2012
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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history dependence, political equilibrium

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Social Mobility and Stability of Democracy: Re-Evaluating De Toqueville

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-03
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Social mobility, institutions, stability, democracy, De Tocqueville, dynamics

42.

Capture of Bankruptcy: Theory and Russian Evidence

CEFIR Working Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2009
Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC) - Centre d'Enseignement et de Recherche en Analyse Socio-Economique (CERAS), University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Coalition Formation in Political Games

NBER Working Paper No. w12749
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2006
Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Media Freedom, Bureaucratic Incentives and the Resource Curse

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5748
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
Georgy Egorov, Sergei M. Guriev and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Sciences Po and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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media freedom, non-democratic politics, bureaucracy, resource curse

45.

Information Revelation and Efficiency in Auctions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3675
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jan 2003
Anna Mikusheva and Konstantin Sonin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Auctions, information, allocative efficiency

46.

Collusive Market Sharing and Corruption in Procurement

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 883-908, Winter 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Oct 2006
Ariane Lambert-Mogiliansky and Konstantin Sonin
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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47.

Endogenous Property Rights

NBER Working Paper No. w19734
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Daniel Diermeier, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
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Are Russian Commercial Courts Biased? Evidence from a Natural Bankruptcy Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5998
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Mar 2007
Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Bankruptcy, capture, incentives, regional governments, Russia, transition

49.

Businessman Candidates: Special-Interest Politics in Weakly Institutionalized Environments

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4822
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Apr 2005
Scott Gehlbach and Konstantin Sonin
University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Businessman candidates, elections, citizen candidates, institutions, political economy

50.

Dictators and Their Viziers: Agency Problems in Dictatorships

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4777
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Feb 2005
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Dictatorship, formal political theory, principal agent

51.

Determinants of Expropriation in the Oil Sector: A Theory and Evidence from Panel Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6755
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Sergei M. Guriev, Anton Kolotilin and Konstantin Sonin
Sciences Po, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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nationalization, oil industry, property rights

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Budget Uncertainty and Faculty Contracts: A Dynamic Framework for Comparative Analysis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6744
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Irina Khovanskaya, Konstantin Sonin and Maria Yudkevich
National Research University Higher School of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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dynamic game, economics of education, tenure

53.

The End of Economic Transition

Economics of Transition, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 1-10, 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Dec 2012
Konstantin Sonin
University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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transition, reform, political economics, economic transition, institutions

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Economic Transition and the Rise of Alternative Institutions

Economics of Transition, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 615-648, 2018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Sep 2018
Natalia Lamberova and Konstantin Sonin
University of California, Los Angeles and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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Alternative institutions, political connections, network analysis

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Economic Transition and the Rise of Alternative Institutions: Political Connections in Putin's Russia

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13177
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Natalia Lamberova and Konstantin Sonin
University of California, Los Angeles and University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy
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alternative institutions, network analysis, Political Connections