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Jacob Gerner Hariri

Jacob Gerner Hariri

Professor with special responsibilities

Jacob Gerner Hariri is professor (mso) at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. He holds a Ph.D. (2012) from the same department.

His academic work is concerned with processes of state formation, democracy and democratization, political regimes, and, more generally, political and economic development over the long run. Recently, his research has also examined the political economy of social policy preferences and support for the welfare state.

Jacob teaches comparative politics and research methods.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    The Autocratic Legacy of Early Statehood

    Hariri, J. G. 2012 In : American Political Science Review. 106, 3, p. 471-494

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    A Contribution To The Understanding Of Middle Eastern and Muslim Exceptionalism

    Hariri, J. G. 2015 In : Journal of Politics. 77, 2, p. 477-490 13 p., 13

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Published

    Foreign Aided: Why Democratization Brings Growth When Democracy Does Not

    Hariri, J. G. Jan 2015 In : British Journal of Political Science. 45, 1, p. 53-71

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    Income and outcomes: Social desirability bias distorts measurements of the relationship between income and political behavior

    Hariri, J. G. & Lassen, D. D. 2017 In : Public Opinion Quarterly. 81, 2, p. 564-576

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  5. Published

    The Indigenous Roots of Representative Democracy

    Bentzen, J. S., Hariri, J. G. & Robinson, J. A. 2014 Copenhagen: Økonomisk institut, Københavns Universitet, 49 p.

    Research output: ResearchWorking paper

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