Milan Svolik

Yale University - Department of Political Science

Professor

Box 208269

New Haven, CT 06520-8269

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

DOWNLOADS
Rank 16,272

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 16,272

in Total Papers Downloads

4,755

SSRN CITATIONS
Rank 6,733

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 6,733

in Total Papers Citations

125

CROSSREF CITATIONS

70

Scholarly Papers (18)

1.
Downloads 851 (43,399)
Citation 16

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 Chicago, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 851 (42,786)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Loading...

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 Chicago, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Yale University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Loading...

2.

The Foundations of Limited Authoritarian Government: Institutions and Power-Sharing in Dictatorships

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2012
Carles Boix and Milan Svolik
Princeton University - Department of Politics and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 795 (47,471)
Citation 54

Abstract:

Loading...

dictatorships, authoritarian politics, political institutions, global games

3.

When Polarization Trumps Civic Virtue: Partisan Conflict and the Subversion of Democracy by Incumbents

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Dec 2018
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 592 (69,920)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Loading...

democratic backsliding, electoral manipulation, polarization, support for democracy

4.

Democracy in America? Partisanship, Polarization, and the Robustness of Support for Democracy in the United States

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2019
Matthew Graham and Milan Svolik
Yale University and Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 539 (78,588)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Loading...

5.

Power-Sharing and Leadership Dynamics in Authoritarian Regimes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2018
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 442 (99,831)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Loading...

dictatorships, authoritarian regimes, political economy, formal political theory

6.

Authoritarian Reversals and Democratic Consolidation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Feb 2007
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 246 (187,816)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Loading...

democratic consolidation, transitions to democracy, split-population models, mixture survival models

7.

Voting Against Autocracy

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 May 2021 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2021
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 238 (193,928)

Abstract:

Loading...

democratic backsliding, authoritarian politics, democratization, support for democracy

8.

Contracting on Violence: Authoritarian Repression and Military Intervention in Politics

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2012
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 216 (212,738)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Loading...

dictatorships, authoritarian regimes, military interventions, coups, inequality

9.

Which Democracies Will Last? Coups, Incumbent Takeovers, and the Dynamic of Democratic Consolidation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2018
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 198 (230,362)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Loading...

democratic consolidation, transitions to democracy, hidden Markov models

10.

Deliver the Vote! Micromotives and Macrobehavior in Electoral Fraud

American Political Science Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Oct 2015
Ashlea Rundlett and Milan Svolik
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 162 (274,290)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Loading...

electoral fraud, global games, principal-agent problems

11.

Learning to Love Democracy: Electoral Accountability, Government Performance, and the Consolidation of Democracy

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 May 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2012
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 98 (398,717)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

Electoral Accountability, Democratic Breakdowns, Authoritarian Reversals

12.

Equilibrium Analysis of Political Institutions

Routledge Handbook of Comparative Political Institutions, Jennifer Gandhi and Rubén Ruiz-Rufino, eds., April 2015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Oct 2015
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 84 (439,277)

Abstract:

Loading...

political institutions; formal theory; comparative politics

13.

Third-Party Actors and the Success of Democracy: How Electoral Commissions, Courts, and Observers Shape Incentives for Election Manipulation and Post-Election Protest

Journal of Politics. 77(2): 407-420, 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Oct 2015
Svitlana Chernykh and Milan Svolik
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Political Science and Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 82 (445,551)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

electoral manipulation; post-election violence; democratization

14.

Incentives, Institutions, and the Challenges to Research on Authoritarian Politics

APSA Comparative Democratization Newsletter (June 2013).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 77 (462,037)

Abstract:

Loading...

authoritarian politics; dictatorships; democratization

15.

Lies, Defection, and the Pattern of International Cooperation

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Oct 2005
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 69 (490,689)

Abstract:

Loading...

international organization, political economy

16.

Moral Hazard in Authoritarian Repression and the Fate of Dictators

Political Economist (Winter 2011): 7-9.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 66 (502,200)

Abstract:

Loading...

repression, dictatorship, moral hazard

17.

Democracy as an Equilibrium: Rational Choice and Formal Political Theory in Democratization Research

Milan W. Svolik (2019) Democracy as an equilibrium: rational choice and formal political theory in democratization research, Democratization, 26:1, 40-60, DOI: 10.1080/13510347.2018.1506768
Posted: 10 Apr 2019
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Loading...

18.

Which Democracies Will Last? Coups, Incumbent Takeovers, and the Dynamic of Democratic Consolidation

British Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Oct 2015
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Loading...

democratization, democratic breakdowns, democratic consolidation