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Alexandre Debs, Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Episode: January 27, 2010

10:51

Professor Debs’ research interests include the political economy of dictatorship, development and war. His work has appeared in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought. We talk with Professor Debs about his newest paper, Living by the Sword and Dying by the Sword? Leadership Transitions In and Out of Dictatorships.

Learn more about Professor Debs