​​Jack Paine – University of Rochester Political Science, jackpaine@rochester.edu

​​​​Under Review

Organizing Authoritarian Coercion: Trading Off Insider and Outsider Threats
(R&R at American Political Science Review)

​Democracy by Deterrence: Norms, Constitutions, and Electoral Tilting

(R&R at American Journal of Political Science)
(with Gretchen Helmke and Mary Kroeger)

Non-technical summary at UW Political Economy Forum

The Great Revenue Divergence (R&R at International Organization) (with Alexander Lee)


International Warfare, Cooperative Statebuilding, and European Parliaments 

(R&R at International Organization) (with Brenton Kenkel)


Power Sharing and Authoritarian Durability: Evidence from Rebel Regimes

(with Anne Meng) ​​


Book Manuscript


Colonial Origins of Democracy and Dictatorship  (with Alexander Lee)


Working Papers

Despotism in Africa: Centralized or Decentralized?  (with Jutta Bolt, Leigh Gardner, and James Robinson)

Endogenous Colonial Borders: Precolonial States and Geography in the Partition of Africa

(with Xiaoyan Qiu and Joan Ricart-Huguet)

Countermajoritarian Institutions and Self-Subverting Democracy (with Gretchen Helmke)

Autocratization (with Anne Meng)

​Historical Statehood and Civil War Aims Across World Regions