Robert Bates

Harvard University - Department of Government

Eaton Professor of the Science of Government

1737 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

A Global Model for Forecasting Political Instability

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 54, No. 1, pp. 190-208, January 2010, GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2010-09
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2010
George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government, Harvard University - Department of Government, Columbia University - Department of Political Science, Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRN, George Mason University, School of Public Policy, Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 14

Abstract:

Forecasting, Instability, Revolution, Civil War, Democracy, Regimes

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Democratic Transitions

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Columbia University - Department of Political Science, Harvard University - Department of Government, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government, Columbia University and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs
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Citation 45

Abstract:

development, modernization, polical economy

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Citation 3

Political Predation and Economic Development

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Mar 2005
Bruno Biais, Robert Bates and Jean-Paul Azam
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Harvard University - Department of Government and University of Toulouse I - Advanced Research in Quantitative Applied Development Economics (ARQADE)
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Citation 3

Abstract:

political risk, economic development, two-sector economy, growth paths, markov chain, reputation

Political Predation and Economic Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5062
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Aug 2005
Jean-Paul Azam, Robert Bates and Bruno Biais
University of Toulouse I - Advanced Research in Quantitative Applied Development Economics (ARQADE), Harvard University - Department of Government and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Political economy, political predation, reputation, economic development

Political Predation and Economic Development

Economics & Politics, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 255-277, July 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Jean-Paul Azam, Robert Bates and Bruno Biais
University of Toulouse I - Advanced Research in Quantitative Applied Development Economics (ARQADE), Harvard University - Department of Government and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
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Evolution of Risk and Political Regimes

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2011
Maria Petrova and Robert Bates
Institute for Political Economy and Governance, Barcelona and Harvard University - Department of Government
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Lost Decades: Lessons from Post-Independence Latin America for Today's Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w12610
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2006
Harvard University - Department of Government, Harvard University - Department of History and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Abstract:

Lost Decades: Lessons from Post-Independence Latin America for Today's Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5932
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Jan 2007
Harvard University - Department of Government, Harvard University - Department of History and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Lost decades, Africa, Latin America, development, economic history

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Income and Democracy: Lipset's Law Revisited

IMF Working Paper No. 12/295
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Feb 2013
Anke Hoeffler, Robert Bates and Ghada Fayad
University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), Harvard University - Department of Government and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Development, Economic models, Income, Political economy, cross-section dependence, democracy, dynamic panel data, parameter heterogeneity

7.

State Failure

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 11, June 2008
Posted: 06 Jun 2008
Robert Bates
Harvard University - Department of Government

Abstract:

civil war, ethnicity, democracy

8.

Institutions, Governance and Economic Development in Africa: An Overview

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 1-9, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Anke Hoeffler, Augustin Fosu and Robert Bates
University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), United Nations - Economic Commission for Africa and Harvard University - Department of Government

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Institutions and Development

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 15, AERC Supplement 1, pp. 10-61, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Robert Bates
Harvard University - Department of Government

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