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Democracy and Development Democracy

NSF Funds V-Dem Research on Consequences of DemocratizationNSF Funds V-Dem Research on Consequences of Democratization
Why does democracy matter for human development and state building? In the Varieties of Democracy project, Faculty Fellow Michael Coppedge is collaborating with experts around the world—including Kellogg faculty, students, and visiting scholars—to give scholars, policymakers, citizens, and journalists the big data they need to answer such questions. More...

Award-winning Mainwaring Book Offers New Theory on Democratization in Latin AmericaAward-winning Mainwaring Book Offers New Theory on Democratization in Latin America
In a decade-long investigation, Faculty Fellow Scott Mainwaring and former Visiting Fellow Aníbal Pérez-Liñán studied why democracies and dictatorships emerge over time in Latin America—and why some survive and others break down. Former Visiting Fellow Steve Levitsky of Harvard University calls the new theory of democratization “landmark research.” More...

Kellogg Researchers Win USAID Grants to Investigate Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance in AfricaKellogg Researchers Win USAID Grants to Investigate Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance in Africa
What are the connections between good governance, citizen participation, and public policies for social justice in developing democracies? Teams of Kellogg researchers are directing two USAID-funded projects on this topic: one looks at the role of indigenous civil society institutions in rebuilding war-torn Mali and the other at local promotion of public health initiatives in Uganda. More...


 

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The Kellogg Institute promotes scholarship, learning, and linkages that address issues of critical importance to our world. At the center of our interdisciplinary community’s work are two key themes: democratization and human development. 

 
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