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

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 2,107 (4,334)
Citation 23

Abstract:

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 1,804 (4,815)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Dictatorship, positive political theory, loyalty and competence, principal-agent, non-democratic succession

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Citation 7

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 947 (17,283)
Citation 7

Abstract:

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 287 (82,350)
Citation 7

Abstract:

political economy, inequality, populism, voting, signaling

A Political Theory of Populism

NBER Working Paper No. w17306
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 73 (260,917)
Citation 7

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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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 886 (19,486)
Citation 10

Abstract:

coalition formation, political economy, self-enforcing coalitions, stability

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

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 May 2005
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 849 (20,354)
Citation 2

Abstract:

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 11 (491,620)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Positive political theory, succession, dictatorship, economic history

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 740 (24,903)

Abstract:

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 17 (457,503)

Abstract:

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 546 (37,738)
Citation 5

Abstract:

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
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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 29 (392,962)
Citation 5

Abstract:

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 438 (50,071)
Citation 9

Abstract:

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
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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 41 (346,233)
Citation 9

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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
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 478 (44,789)

Abstract:

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
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Abstract:

institutions, legislative bargaining, political economy, Property rights

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 - East Asia and Pacific Region, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
Downloads 350 (65,545)
Citation 2

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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 - East Asia and Pacific Region, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
Downloads 16 (463,167)
Citation 2

Abstract:

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 - East Asia and Pacific Region, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
Downloads 5 (523,803)
Citation 2

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11.
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Citation 3

Incumbency Advantage in Non-Democracies

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Sep 2014
Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 301 (77,958)
Citation 3

Abstract:

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 2 (540,468)
Citation 3

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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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Citation 3

Abstract:

dictatorship, elections, fraud, non-democratic politics, protests, revolutions, signaling

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 264 (90,270)

Abstract:

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 4 (528,857)

Abstract:

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Abstract:

De Tocqueville, democracy, dynamics., institutions, Social mobility, stability

13.

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 240 (98,627)

Abstract:

nondemocratic politics, coalition formation, political economy, self-enforcing coalitions, stability

14.

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 151 (143,286)
Citation 1

Abstract:

voting, agenda-setting games, Markov trembling-hand perfect equilibrium

15.

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 71 (224,311)

Abstract:

history dependence, political equilibrium

16.

Coalition Formation in Political Games

NBER Working Paper No. w12749
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 51 (294,194)
Citation 8

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17.

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
Downloads 44 (309,983)

Abstract:

Commitment, flexibility, self-control, money-burning

18.

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 25 (400,823)
Citation 9

Abstract:

media freedom, non-democratic politics, bureaucracy, resource curse

Private Politics and Public Regulation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Georgy Egorov and Bård Harstad
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (497,282)

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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
Downloads 7 (513,544)

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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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 13 (461,451)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Dictatorship, formal political theory, principal agent

21.

Endogenous Property Rights

NBER Working Paper No. w19734
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Daniel Diermeier, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 2 (491,160)

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22.

Single-Issue Campaigns and Multidimensional Politics

NBER Working Paper No. w21265
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
Georgy Egorov
Downloads 1 (514,527)

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23.

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
Downloads 0 (500,248)

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24.

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 - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 0 (232,376)

Abstract:

Social mobility, institutions, stability, democracy, De Tocqueville, dynamics

25.

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
Downloads 0 (315,577)
Citation 2

Abstract:

delegation, organizational procedures, money burning

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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
Downloads 0 (446,084)

Abstract:

delegation, organizational procedures, money burning