• Deciding where to invest in the developing world : determinants of FDI flows 

      Sierra Castillo, Jose D (2017-05)
      The relationship between the type of political regime and foreign direct investments has been widely studied. The large number of studies have explored different elements of the FDI and regime type link, but little consensus ...
    • The decline of traditional clientelist parties : the case of the Partido da Frente Liberal in Brazil 

      Lloyd, Ryan Samuel (2012-08)
      In this report, I analyze the worldwide decline of traditional clientelist political parties over the past century. To do this, I investigate the collapse of the Partido da Frente Liberal (PFL), a traditional clientelist ...
    • Democratic governance and the courts : the political sources of the judicialization of public policy in Argentina 

      Ryan, Daniel Eduardo (2011-08)
      The purpose of this dissertation is to examine under what political conditions public policy issues are likely to become judicialized in Argentina. This study shows that the most widespread theoretical explanation, the ...
    • Democratization theories and their applications to Ghana and South Korea 

      Lee, Hyobin (2011-05)
      Ghana and South Korea have experienced regime changes from politically closed regimes to liberal democracy since their independences from Britain and Japan. This study elaborates on important factors that affect regime ...
    • Democratizing urban Brazil : voters, reformers, and the pursuit of political accountability 

      Setzler, Mark Hunter (2002-12)
      This study tackles a question of longstanding and central interest to political scientists: why have democratic transitions in some developing societies provoked profound transformations in mass and elite political ...
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