- The Contributors
Eric C. C. Chang is an associate professor of political science at Michigan State University. He is a coauthor (with Mark Kayser, Drew Linzer, and Ronald Rogowski) of Electoral Systems and the Balance of Consumer-Producer Power (forthcoming), and he has published articles in numerous journals. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Miriam A. Golden is a professor of political science at the University of California at Los Angeles and serves as chair of the American Political Science Association's Organized Section in Political Economy. She is a coeditor (with David Austen-Smith, Jeffry Frieden, Karl Ove Moene, and Adam Przeworski) of Selected Works of Michael Wallerstein: The Political Economy of Inequality, Unions, and Social Democracy (2008) and the author of numerous recent journal articles. Her current research is on distributive politics, political corruption, and political capture, especially in less developed nations. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seth J. Hill is a doctoral candidate in the department of political science, University of California, Los Angeles. He is completing a dissertation on the effects of changes in who turns out to vote on American election outcomes, and he has published his work in various journals. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Grigore Pop-Eleches is an assistant professor of politics and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. He is the author of From Economic Crisis to Reform: IMF Programs in Latin America and Eastern Europe (2009). He is currently working on a book about the impact of communist legacies on post communist attitudes and political behavior, as well as on a project about the interaction between elections and structural conditions in driving political liberalization and deliberalization episodes since the end of the cold war. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Steffen Hertog is a professor at the Chaire Moyen-Orient Méditerranée at Sciences Po Paris and a lecturer in political economy at Durham University. He is the author of Princes, Brokers and Bureaucrats: Oil and State in Saudi Arabia (2010) and (with Diego Gambetta) of Engineers of Jihad (forthcoming). He can be reached at email@example.com.
Carlos Gervasoni is an assistant professor of political science and international studies at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires and a doctoral candidate in political science at the University of Notre Dame. He is completing a dissertation on measuring and explaining variance in levels of subnational democracy in Argentina. Other recent and current research includes work on party discipline in Brazil (with Frances Hagopian and Juan Andrés Moraes), extra system electoral volatility (with Scott Mainwaring and Annabella España Nájera), and the dampening effects of democracy on economic crises (with Leslie Elliott Armijo). He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monika Nalepa is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame. Her research interests include institutions of transitional justice and political transitions. She is the author of Skeletons in the Closet: Transitional Justice in Post-Communist Europe (2010) and is crurrently working on a project on postcommunist legislative institutions. She can be reached at email@example.com. [End Page ii]