Milan Svolik

Yale University - Department of Political Science

Professor

Box 208269

New Haven, CT 06520-8269

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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 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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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
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dictatorships, authoritarian politics, political institutions, global games

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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
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dictatorships, authoritarian regimes, political economy, formal political theory

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Authoritarian Reversals and Democratic Consolidation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Feb 2007
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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democratic consolidation, transitions to democracy, split-population models, mixture survival models

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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
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dictatorships, authoritarian regimes, military interventions, coups, inequality

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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
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democratic consolidation, transitions to democracy, hidden Markov models

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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
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electoral fraud, global games, principal-agent problems

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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
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Electoral Accountability, Democratic Breakdowns, Authoritarian Reversals

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Lies, Defection, and the Pattern of International Cooperation

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Oct 2005
Milan Svolik
Yale University - Department of Political Science
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international organization, political economy

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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
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democratic backsliding, electoral manipulation, polarization, support for democracy

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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
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political institutions; formal theory; comparative politics

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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
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electoral manipulation; post-election violence; democratization

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

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Apr 2019
Matthew Graham and Milan Svolik
Yale University and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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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
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authoritarian politics; dictatorships; democratization

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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
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repression, dictatorship, moral hazard

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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

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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

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democratization, democratic breakdowns, democratic consolidation