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In a new paper in the APSR, Bubeck and Marinov from the University of Mannheim show why and when states support candidates in other countries’ elections, and what that does to democracy.

"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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