Georgy Egorov

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

2001 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

NBER

Faculty Research Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (29)

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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 Guriev and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Sciences Po and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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media freedom, non-democratic politics, bureaucracy, resource curse

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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 School of Public Policy
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Dictatorship, positive political theory, loyalty and competence, principal-agent, non-democratic succession

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Citation 28

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 School of 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 School of 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 School of Public Policy
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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 School of Public Policy
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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 School of Public Policy
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Positive political theory, succession, dictatorship, economic history

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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 School of 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 School of 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 School of Public Policy
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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 School of 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 School of Public Policy
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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

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Citation 1

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 School of 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 School of 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 School of 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 School of 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 School of Public Policy
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Electoral Rules and Political Selection: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2013-27
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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Electoral Rules and Political Selection: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7361
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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Conflict and Fragile States, Social Development & Poverty, Inequality

Electoral Rules and the Quality of Politicians: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

NBER Working Paper No. w20082
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 06 May 2014
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
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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 School of 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 School of 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 School of Public Policy
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De Tocqueville, democracy, dynamics., institutions, Social mobility, stability

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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 School of Public Policy
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nondemocratic politics, coalition formation, political economy, self-enforcing coalitions, stability

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Citation 1

Persuasion on Networks

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2019
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris School of 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 School of 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 School of Public Policy
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Bayesian persuasion, networks, percolation, Propaganda

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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 School of Public Policy
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voting, agenda-setting games, Markov trembling-hand perfect equilibrium

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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 School of 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 School of Public Policy
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Social mobility, institutions, stability, democracy, De Tocqueville, dynamics

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Delegation and Nonmonetary Incentives

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 200
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Dec 2015
Attila Ambrus and Georgy Egorov
Duke University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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delegation, organizational procedures, money burning

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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 School of Public Policy
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Commitment-Flexibility Trade-Off and Withdrawal Penalties

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 May 2012
Attila Ambrus and Georgy Egorov
Duke University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Commitment, flexibility, self-control, money-burning

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Private Politics and Public Regulation

The Review of Economic Studies, 2016
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Georgy Egorov and Bård Harstad
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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Private politics, boycotts, war of attrition, activism, regulation, self-regulation, corporate social responsibility (CSR)

Private Politics and Public Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w19737
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Georgy Egorov and Bård Harstad
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
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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 Guriev and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Sciences Po and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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media freedom, non-democratic politics, bureaucracy, resource curse

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From Extreme to Mainstream: How Social Norms Unravel

NBER Working Paper No. w23415
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 28 May 2017
Leonardo Bursztyn, Georgy Egorov and Stefano Fiorin
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Global Economics and Management (GEM) Area
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Supplementary Appendix to 'Delegation and Nonmonetary Incentives'

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 201
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Attila Ambrus and Georgy Egorov
Duke University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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delegation, organizational procedures, money burning

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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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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 School of Public Policy
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Dictatorship, formal political theory, principal agent

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Cool to Be Smart or Smart to Be Cool? Understanding Peer Pressure in Education

NBER Working Paper No. w23020
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Leonardo Bursztyn, Georgy Egorov and Robert Jensen
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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Social Media and Xenophobia: Evidence from Russia

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-145
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 27 Dec 2019
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Institute of Political Economy and Governance and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (Barcelona GSE)
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Social Media and Xenophobia: Evidence from Russia

NBER Working Paper No. w26567
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Institute of Political Economy and Governance and Institute for Political Economy and Governance, Barcelona
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Single-Issue Campaigns and Multidimensional Politics

NBER Working Paper No. w21265
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
Georgy Egorov
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