Are coups good for democracy? A response to Miller (2016)

George Derpanopoulos, Erica Frantz, Barbara Geddes, Joseph Wright

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This article responds to “Reanalysis: Are coups good for democracy?” (Miller MK (2016) Reanalysis: Are coups good for democracy? Research and Politics 3(4): ) We make clear to readers that Miller (2016) re-reports findings that we originally reported in the Appendix to our original article. We then discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different estimators and re-state Miller’s main point with a visual presentation of how regime-case and country fixed effects estimators differ in this application.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalResearch and Politics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Political Science and International Relations


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