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Information, Democracy and Autocracy: Economic Transparency and Political (In)Stability.
Cambridge University Press, forthcoming (September 2018).
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Published Articles:

Hollyer, Rosendorff, and Vreeland, October 2011. “Democracy and Transparency.” The Journal of Politics. Vol. 73, No. 4.

Hollyer, Rosendorff, and Vreeland, Autumn 2014. “Measuring Transparency.” Political Analysis. Vol. 22. No. 1.

Hollyer, Rosendorff, and Vreeland, November 2015.  “Transparency, Protest and Autocratic Instability.” American Political Science Review. Vol. 109. No. 4

Hollyer, Rosendorff, and Vreeland, forthcoming.  “Transparency, Protest and Democratic Stability.” British Journal of Political Science.

Hollyer, Rosendorff, and Vreeland, forthcoming. “Why do Autocrats Disclose? Economic Transparency and Inter-Elite Politics in the Shadow of Mass Unrest.” Journal of Conflict Resolution

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How to Cite the New Dataset (HRV2):

James R. Hollyer, Haosen Ge, B. Peter Rosendorff, and James R. Vreeland, 2024. “Measuring Transparency, Again: Updating and Extending the HRV Transparency Index”
Memo available. [link]

How to Cite the Original Dataset:

James R. Hollyer, B. Peter Rosendorff, and James R. Vreeland, 2014. “Measuring Transparency” Political Analysis 22(1):413-434.

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