Jacob Gerner Hariri

Jacob Gerner Hariri


Jacob Gerner Hariri is professor in comparative politics 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.

Office hours: Tuesdays 14-15

Selected publications

  1. Published

    The Autocratic Legacy of Early Statehood

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  2. Published

    A Contribution To The Understanding Of Middle Eastern and Muslim Exceptionalism

    Hariri, Jacob Gerner, Apr 2015, In: Journal of Politics. 77, 2, p. 477-490 13 p., 13.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Foreign Aided: Why Democratization Brings Growth When Democracy Does Not

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  4. Published

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

    Hariri, Jacob Gerner & Lassen, David Dreyer, 2017, In: Public Opinion Quarterly. 81, 2, p. 564-576

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    The Indigenous Roots of Representative Democracy

    Bentzen, Jeanet Sinding, Hariri, Jacob Gerner & Robinson, J. A., 2014, Copenhagen: Økonomisk institut, Københavns Universitet, 49 p. (University of Copenhagen. Institute of Economics. Discussion Papers (Online); No. 30, Vol. 2014). (National Bureau of Economic Research. Working Paper Series; No. 21193, Vol. 2015).

    Research output: Working paperResearch

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