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Why do outside powers intervene in the ways they do in other countries' elections? We distinguish between two types of electoral interventions: interventions in favor of the democratic process and interventions in favor of particular candidates and parties.

"Do Public Fund Windfalls Increase Corruption? Evidence From a Natural Disaster" has been accepted for publication, is at proofs stage.

Abstract:

The AJPS has accepted for publication``Foreign Aid, Human Rights and Democracy Promotion: Evidence from a Natural Experiment''

Allison Carnegie and Nikolay Marinov

Abstract:

On Dec 18, Paolo Carozzo, Director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame wrote:

 

Dear Nikolay, 

 

Marinov submitted a grant proposal to the the German Science Foundation on Sept 21, 2015 for three-year funding of 220,000 euro.  The grant proposal title and summary:

Processes or Candidates? The International Community and the Demand for Electoral Integrity 

Democracies' Deadly Electoral Compromise

 

Nikolay Marinov

William G. Nomikos

See full text in TNI:

 

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In 2004 and 2005, Bulgaria was unexpectedly hit by torrential rain that caused extensive flooding. To deal with the destruction, the government awarded nearly €67m to 257 flood-stricken municipalities (see map below).

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