Scott Gehlbach

University of Wisconsin-Madison

1050 Bascom Mall

Madison, WI 53706

United States

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Scholarly Papers (29)

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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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Political economy, media, nondemocratic politics

Formal Models of Nondemocratic Politics

Annual Review of Political Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
Scott Gehlbach, Konstantin Sonin and Milan Svolik
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies 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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies 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
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies 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
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies 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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Is Putin's Popularity Real?

Post-Soviet Affairs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Nov 2015
Columbia University - Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg and University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Political Science
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Autocracy, Elections, Public Opinion, Experiments, Preference Falsification

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Investment without Democracy: Ruling-Party Institutionalization and Credible Commitment in Autocracies

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2009
Scott Gehlbach and Philip Keefer
University of Wisconsin-Madison and Inter-American Development Bank
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investment, dictatorship, ruling parties, credible commitment

Helping Hand or Grabbing Hand? State Bureaucracy and Privatization Effectiveness

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2009
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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privatization, bureaucracy, economic reform, Russia

Helping Hand or Grabbing Hand? State Bureaucracy and Privatization Effectiveness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3958
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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privatization, bureaucracy, economic reform, Russia

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The Contribution of Veto Players to Economic Reform

Journal of Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 08 May 2010
Scott Gehlbach and Edmund J. Malesky
University of Wisconsin-Madison and Duke University, Political Science
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Veto players, economic reform, special-interest politics

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Does Reform Prevent Rebellion? Evidence from Russia's Emancipation of the Serfs

Comparative Political Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 May 2013 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2014
Evgeny Finkel, Scott Gehlbach and Tricia D. Olsen
Johns Hopkins SAIS, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Denver - Business Ethics & Legal Studies
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reform, rebellion, serfdom, political economy, contentious politics, global game

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Privatization

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2012-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2012
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Electoral Manipulation as Bureaucratic Control

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2013
Scott Gehlbach and Alberto Simpser
University of Wisconsin-Madison and ITAM-CIE
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electoral manipulation, bureaucracy

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Private Investment and the Institutionalization of Collective Action in Autocracies: Ruling Parties and Legislatures

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2011
Scott Gehlbach and Philip Keefer
University of Wisconsin-Madison and Inter-American Development Bank
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Investment, Dictatorship, Collective Action, Ruling Parties, Legislatures

A Spoonful of Sugar: Privatization and Popular Support for Reform in the Czech Republic

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 02-79
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Jun 2002
John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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A Spoonful of Sugar: Privatization and Popular Support for Reform in the Czech Republic

Economics and Politics, Vol. 15, pp. 1-32, 2003
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Apr 2003
John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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The Productivity Consequences of Political Turnover: Firm-Level Evidence from Ukraine's Orange Revolution

Forthcoming, American Journal of Political Science.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2014
John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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political turnover, firm productivity, political connections, property rights, Orange Revolution

The Productivity Consequences of Political Turnover: Firm-Level Evidence from Ukraine's Orange Revolution

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8510
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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political connections, firm behavior, voting, transition

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Collective Action and Representation in Autocracies: Evidence from Russia's Great Reforms

Forthcoming, American Political Science Review
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2017
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Johns Hopkins SAIS, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Williams College
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A Formal Model of Exit and Voice

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 May 2005
Scott Gehlbach
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Exit, Voice, Political Economy, Hirschman, game theory

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Electoral Institutions and the National Provision of Local Public Goods

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Scott Gehlbach
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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elections, federalism, political accountability, career concerns

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The Consequences of Collective Action: An Incomplete-Contracts Approach

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Scott Gehlbach
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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collective action, incomplete contracts, taxability, postcommunism

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Who Reports? Using Survey Experiments to Explore Cooperation with the State in Russia and Georgia

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Columbia University - Department of Political Science and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
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state, police, cooperation, survey experiments, Russia, Georgia

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Cooperating with the State: Evidence from Survey Experiments on Policing

Forthcoming in Journal of Experimental Political Science
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2015
Columbia University - Department of Political Science, Columbia University - Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Massachusetts Amherst
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state, police, cooperation, survey experiments, Russia

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Did Postcommunist Privatization Increase Mortality?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2011
John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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privatization, mortality, postcommunist countries

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'Mass Privatisation and the Post-Communist Mortality Crisis': Is There Really a Relationship?

Upjohn Institute Working Paper 10-162
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2010
John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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privatization, mortality, health, shock therapy, unemployment, Eastern Europe, Former Soviet Union, Lancet

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Cooperating with the State: Evidence from Survey Experiments on Policing in Moscow

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. 09/PS/2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Columbia University - Department of Political Science, Columbia University - Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Massachusetts Amherst
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police, cooperation, state, survey experiments

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Democratization As a Continuous Choice: A Comment on Acemoglu and Robinson's Correction to 'Why Did the West Extend the Franchise?'

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Jul 2018
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Johns Hopkins SAIS, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Williams College
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Political Transitions, Democratization, Acemoglu-Robinson Model, Markov Games

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The Tocqueville Paradox: When Does Reform Provoke Rebellion?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jul 2018
Evgeny Finkel and Scott Gehlbach
Johns Hopkins SAIS and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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reform, rebellion, reference dependence, Imperial Russia

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Revenue Traps

Economics & Politics, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 73-96, March 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Feb 2007
Scott Gehlbach
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Businessman candidates, elections, citizen candidates, institutions, political economy

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Book Review: Democracy, Governance, and Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence

Economics of Transition, Vol. 12, pp. 587-589, September 2004
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Aug 2004
Scott Gehlbach
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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What Is Next for the Study of Nondemocracy?

Forthcoming, The Research Agenda in New Institutional Economics (Claude Ménard and Mary Shirley, eds.), Northampton and Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Scott Gehlbach
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Nondemocracy, Autocracy, Dictatorship, New Institutional Economics

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Mass Privatization, Distributive Politics, and Popular Support for Reform in the Czech Republic

SITE Working Paper No. 121
Posted: 03 Oct 1997
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Newark College of Arts & Sciences - Department of Economics and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic - Institute of Sociology

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