Staffan I. Lindberg

Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

Principal Investigator

Sprängkullsgatan 19

Gothenburg, Gothenburg 405 30

Sweden

http://www.pol.gu.se/varianter-pa-demokrati--v-dem-/

University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science

Professor

Box 711

Gothenburg, S-405 30

Sweden

http://www.pol.gu.se

Göteborg University - Quality of Government Institute

Research Fellow

Viktoriagatan 30

Gothenburg

Sweden

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1.

Democratization by Elections: A Mixed Record

Journal of Democracy, Vol. 20, No. 3, July 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Jun 2010
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 164 (109,109)
Citation 3

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2.

Aggregating Varieties of Democracy Data

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Aug 2013
Michael Coppedge, John Gerring, Staffan I. Lindberg and Jan Teorell
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and Lund University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 108 (169,417)

Abstract:

democracy, measurement, conceptualization, aggregation, V-Dem, varieties of democracy

3.

Co-optation Despite Democratization in Ghana

LEGISLATIVE POWER IN EMERGING AFRICAN DEMOCRACIES, Joel D. Barkan, ed., Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Staffan I. Lindberg and Yongmei Zhou
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 92 (172,347)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legislatures, member of parliament, Ghana, elections, democracy, democratization

4.

Persistent Authoritarianism and the Future of Democracy in Africa

DEMOCRATIZATION: DOUBT, DICTATORSHIP, DIFFUSION AND DEVELOPMENT, Nathan Brown, ed., Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Staffan I. Lindberg and Sara Meerow
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Natural Resources & Environment
Downloads 82 (214,002)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Africa, natural resources, resource curse, elections, democratization

5.

Are Swing Voters Instruments of Democracy or Farmers of Clientelism? Evidence from Ghana

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Staffan I. Lindberg and Keith Richard Weghorst
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and Vanderbilt University
Downloads 80 (231,001)

Abstract:

elections, democracy, voters, count modelling

6.

When and Where Do Elections Matter? A Global Test of the Democratization by Elections Hypothesis, 1900-2012

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:8
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Department of Political Science, Students, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Florida and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 61 (235,928)

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7.

Legislative Powers and Executive Corruption

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:7
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
M. Steven Fish, Katherine Michel and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 55 (204,076)

Abstract:

legislature, power, executive, corruption, democracy

8.

The Structure of the Executive in Authoritarian and Democratic Regimes: Regime Dimensions Across the Globe, 1900-2014

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:5
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Jan Teorell and Staffan I. Lindberg
Lund University - Department of Political Science and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 49 (237,669)

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9.

Varieties of Democracy Project Description

APSA 2012 Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Michael Coppedge, John Gerring and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 46 (239,366)
Citation 1

Abstract:

democracy, measurement, concepts, data

10.

The Surprising Significance of African Elections

Journal of Democracy, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 139-151, January 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 46 (212,572)
Citation 1

Abstract:

elections, Africa, democratization, participation, competition

11.

Electoral Democracy and Human Development

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:9 Edited
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
University of Texas at Austin, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and Boston University, Students
Downloads 43 (174,378)
Citation 3

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12.

The Demand Side of Politics in Africa

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Aug 2011
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 39 (337,735)

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13.

Institutional Subsystems and the Survival of Democracy: Do Political and Civil Society Matter?

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:4
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
University of Florida, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, Florida State University - Department of Political Science and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 38 (211,109)

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14.

Narrowing the Legitimacy Gap: Turnovers as a Cause of Democratic Consolidation

Journal of Politics, Vol. 71, No. 4, pp. 1448-1466, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Staffan I. Lindberg and Devra Coren Moehler
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 38 (344,054)
Citation 1

Abstract:

turnover, democracy, democratic consolidation, democratization, elections, public opinion

15.

Can Efficient Institutions Induce Cooperation Among Low Trust Agents?

QOG THE QUALITY OF GOVERNMENT INSTITUTE WORKING PAPER SERIES 2013:7
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg, Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution, Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution and University of Gothenburg
Downloads 35 (337,735)

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16.

Mapping Accountability: Core Concept and Subtypes

International Review of Administrative Sciences 79(2): 202-226.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 28 (371,570)
Citation 2

Abstract:

accountability, administration, concept formation, politics, principal-agent, types of accountability

17.

Measuring High Level Democratic Principles Using the V-Dem Data

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:6
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg, University of Aarhus and Lund University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 26 (317,033)

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18.

Vote Buying is a Good Sign: Alternate Tactics of Fraud in Africa 1986-2012

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:3
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Carolien Van Ham and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 23 (344,054)

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19.

What Accountability Pressures Do MPs in Africa Face and How Do They Respond? Evidence from Ghana

Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 117-142, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2014
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 23 (387,273)
Citation 1

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20.

Party Strength and Economic Growth

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:10
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 08 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Notre Dame University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, University of Florida, University of Aarhus, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 21 (260,130)

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21.

Confusing Categories, Shifting Targets

Journal of Democracy, October 2013, Vol. 24, No. 4
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 14 (400,389)

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22.

Women's Empowerment and Democratization: The Effects of Electoral Systems, Participation and Experience in Africa

Studies in Comparative International Development, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 28-53, Spring 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 13 (409,849)
Citation 2

Abstract:

women, democratization, electoral systems, Africa, empowerment, legislative representation

23.

Have the Cake and Eat It: The Rational Voter in Africa

Party Politics 19(6) 945–961, 2012,
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 10 (429,990)

Abstract:

democracy, democratization, voting behavior, Africa, survey, Ghana, clientelism

24.

It's Our Time to 'Chop': Do Elections in Africa Feed Neopatrimonialism Rather than Counter-Act it?

Democratization, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 121-140, Summer 2003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2014
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 9 (414,745)
Citation 2

Abstract:

democratization, elections, Africa, neopatrimonialism, corruption, clientelism

25.

Legislators and Variation in Quality of Government

Chapter 11 in Holmberg, Sören & Bo Rothstein (eds) 2012. Understanding Quality of Government. Edward Elgar Publisher, pp. 210-229.,
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 8 (465,889)

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26.

What Drives the Swing Voter in Africa?

American Journal of Political Science 57(3): 717-734
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2014
Keith Richard Weghorst and Staffan I. Lindberg
Vanderbilt University and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 7 (476,058)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Elections, Voting Behavior, Swing Voting, Clientelism, Ghana

27.

Exploring Voter Alignments in Africa: Core and Swing Voters in Ghana

Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 1-22, 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Staffan I. Lindberg and Minion K.C. Morrison
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and University of Missouri at Saint Louis
Downloads 4 (491,041)
Citation 5

Abstract:

elections, Africa, voting behavior, clientelism, survey, democratization

28.

Evidence on the Demand side of Politics in a New Democracy

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2014
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 3 (504,829)

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29.

Varieties of Democratic Diffusion: Colonial and Neighbor Networks

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:2(2) Revised
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2016
Michael Coppedge, Ben Denison, Lucia Tiscornia and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame, College of Arts & Letters, Department of Political Science, Students, University of Notre Dame, Department of Political Science, Kellogg Institute and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 2 (465,889)

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30.

V-Dem Comparisons and Contrasts with Other Measurement Projects

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:45
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Apr 2017
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg, University of Aarhus and Lund University - Department of Political Science
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31.

V-Dem Dataset V6.2

V-Dem Dataset V6.2 (2016)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, University of Florida, University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Texas at Austin, North Dakota State University, Emory University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, National Cheng Kung University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
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32.

V-Dem Methodology V6

Methodology V6, March 2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, North Dakota State University, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute and National Cheng Kung University
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V-Dem Country Coding Units V6

V-Dem Country Coding Units V6, March 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science and University of Gothenburg
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V-Dem Organization and Management V6

Organization and Management V6, March 2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute and University of Gothenburg
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35.

V-Dem Codebook V6

V-Dem Codebook V6, March 2016
Number of pages: 446 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Florida, University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Texas at Austin, North Dakota State University, Government of the United States of America - Naval Postgraduate School, Emory University - Department of Political Science and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
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36.

Democracy and Corruption: A Global Time-Series Analysis with V-Dem Data

V-Dem Working Paper 2017:43
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Kelly M. McMann, Brigitte Seim, Jan Teorell and Staffan I. Lindberg
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Lund University - Department of Political Science and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (367,911)

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37.

Suicide by Competition? Authoritarian Institutional Adaptation and Regime Fragility

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:37
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
Michael Bernhard, Amanda B. Edgell and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Florida, University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Department of Political Science, Students and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (350,572)

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38.

Sequential Requisites Analysis: A New Method for Analyzing Sequential Relationships in Ordinal Data

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:33
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jun 2016
Patrik Lindenfors, Joshua Krusell and Staffan I. Lindberg
Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution, Göteborg University - Department of Political Science and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (409,849)

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39.

Beyond First Elections: The Importance of Consistency in the Timing of Recurrent Elections

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:32
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Matthew Charles Wilson and Staffan I. Lindberg
West Virginia University - Department of Political Science and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (400,389)

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40.

Choosing from the Menu of Manipulation Explaining Incumbents’ Choices of Electoral Manipulation Tactics

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:30
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jun 2016
Carolien Van Ham and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (395,954)

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41.

Measuring Electoral Democracy with V-Dem Data: Introducing a New Polyarchy Index

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:25
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, University of Aarhus and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (118,997)

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42.

Strategies of Validation: Assessing the Varieties of Democracy Corruption Data

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:23
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science, North Dakota State University, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Lund University - Department of Political Science and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (325,782)

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43.

Civil Society, Party Institutionalization, and Democratic Breakdown in the Interwar Period

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:24
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
University of Aarhus, University of Aarhus, University of Aarhus and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (486,264)

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44.

The Index of Egalitarian Democracy and its Components: V-Dem's Conceptualization and Measurement

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:22
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Rachel Sigman and Staffan I. Lindberg
Government of the United States of America - Naval Postgraduate School and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (300,893)

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45.

Investigating Sequences in Ordinal Data: A New Approach with Adapted Evolutionary Models

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:18
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Patrik Lindenfors, Fredrik Jansson, Yi-ting Wang and Staffan I. Lindberg
Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution, Linkoping University - Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS), National Cheng Kung University and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (440,337)

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46.

Ordinal Versions of V-Dem's Indices: For Classification, Description, Sequencing Analysis and Other Purposes

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:20
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (409,849)

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47.

Women's Political Empowerment: A New Global Index, 1900-2012

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:19
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Aksel Sundström, Pamela Paxton, Yi-ting Wang and Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Gothenburg, University of Texas at Austin, National Cheng Kung University and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (181,973)

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48.

Economic Development and Democracy: An Electoral Connection

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:16
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2016
University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, University of Texas at Austin, University of Aarhus, Lund University - Department of Political Science, Boston University, Students, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (268,415)

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49.

Measuring Political Participation in Southern Europe: The Varieties of Democracy Approach

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:15
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Nova University of Lisbon, Nova University of Lisbon, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute, Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 0 (476,058)

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50.

No Democratic Transition Without Women's Rights: A Global Sequence Analysis 1900-2012

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:12
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
National Cheng Kung University, Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution, University of Gothenburg, Linkoping University - Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS) and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (229,369)

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51.

The Varieties of Democracy Core Civil Society Index

V-Dem Working Paper 2015:13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
University of Florida, Göteborg University - V-Dem Institute, University of Florida, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (235,928)

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52.

The Day after: Post-Election Government Formation in Africa

ASA 2015 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Leonardo R. Arriola and Staffan I. Lindberg
UC Berkeley and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

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53.

Effective Opposition Strategies: Collective Goods or Clientelism?

Democratization 18(5): 1193-1214
Posted: 21 Apr 2014
Keith Richard Weghorst and Staffan I. Lindberg
Vanderbilt University and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

Abstract:

democracy, democratization, elections, voting behavior, survey, Africa, Ghana, clientelism

54.

Vote Buying is a Good Sign!

Working Paper Series No. 3, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, ASA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Carolien Van Ham and Staffan I. Lindberg
Göteborg University and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg
Downloads 0 (491,041)

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55.

Varieties of Elections in Africa and the New V-Dem Data

Posted: 18 Apr 2013
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

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56.

The Democratic Qualities of Competitive Elections: Participation, Competition and Legitimacy in Africa

Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 61-105, March 2004
Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

Abstract:

democratization, elections, Africa, aid, corruption

57.

Consequences of Electoral Systems in Africa: A Preliminary Inquiry

Electoral Studies, Vol. 24, pp. 41-64, 2005
Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

Abstract:

electoral systems, democratization, elections, representation, participation, Africa

58.

Problems of Measuring Democracy: Illustrations from Africa

DEVELOPMENT AND DEMOCRACY: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNT AND HOW?, Ole Elgstrom and Goran Hyden, eds., Routledge, 2002
Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

Abstract:

democratization, Africa, elections, political development

59.

Forms of State, Governance, and Regime: Reconceptualising the Prospects for Democratic Consolidation in Africa

International Political Science Review, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 173-199, April 2001
Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

Abstract:

democratization, state building, governance, regime types

60.

Opposition Parties and Democratisation in Africa

Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 123-138, January 2006
Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

Abstract:

elections, Africa, opposition, political parties, protest, electoral system

61.

Institutionalization of Party Systems? Stability and Fluidity Among Legislative Parties in Africa's Democracies

Government and Opposition, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 215-241, Spring 2007
Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

Abstract:

political parties, party system, elections, Africa, democratization

62.

Why Do Opposition Parties Boycott Elections?

ELECTORAL AUTHORITARIANISM: THE DYNAMICS OF UNFREE COMPETITION, Andreas Schedler, ed., Lynne Rienner, 2006
Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Staffan I. Lindberg
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

Abstract:

elections, Africa, democratization, participation, competition, opposition, boycott

63.

Are African Voters Really Ethnic or Clientelistic? Survey Evidence from Ghana

Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 123, Spring 2008
Posted: 12 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Staffan I. Lindberg and Minion K.C. Morrison
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and University of Missouri at Saint Louis

Abstract:

Africa, elections, voters, ethnicity, clientelism, ballot, parties, democratization, Ghana

64.

Does Democratization Reduce the Risk of Military Interventions in Politics in Africa?

Democratization, Vol. 15, No. 2, April 2008
Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Staffan I. Lindberg and John F. Clark
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and Florida International University (FIU)

Abstract:

Africa, democratization, military interventions, coups, liberalization

65.

Measuring Neopatrimonialism in Africa's Political Regimes

ASA 2017 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Staffan I. Lindberg and Rachel Sigman
Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg and Government of the United States of America - Naval Postgraduate School

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Other Papers (1)

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1.

Governing Countries: A Theory of Subnational Regime Variation

V-Dem Working Paper 2016:28
Posted: 31 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Political Science, University of Texas at Austin, Boston University, Students, University of Notre Dame - Kellogg Institute and Varieties of Democracy Institute - Univ. of Gothenburg

Abstract: