Georgy Egorov
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Georgy Egorov

Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

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Take 5: Election Rules and Campaign Tactics That Sway Voters

A look at whether celebrity endorsements matter, why the top spot on a ballot is coveted, and more election research from Kellogg faculty.

Researchers: Craig Garthwaite, Angela Y. Lee, Yuval Salant, Georgy Egorov and Jörg L. Spenkuch

October 30, 2018

Politics & Elections

How Peer Pressure Can Lead Teens to Underachieve—Even in Schools Where It’s “Cool to Be Smart”

New research offers lessons for administrators hoping to improve student performance.

Researchers: Leonardo Bursztyn, Georgy Egorov and Robert Jensen

October 2, 2018

Social Impact

Why Certain Types of Elections Favor Extreme Candidates

Winners can differ when voting is done by district versus at-large.

Researchers: Andrew Beath, Fotini Christia, Georgy Egorov and Ruben Enikolopov

Is Social Mobility Essential to Democracy?

It depends on the size and assumptions of the middle class.

Researchers: Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin

April 5, 2018

Economics

Which Government Is Best?

Democracies may not outlast dictatorships, but they adapt better.

Researchers: Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin

November 1, 2012

Policy

Abundant Resources, Yet Little Freedom

Why dictators of resource-rich countries muzzle the press

Researchers: Georgy Egorov, Sergei Guriev and Konstantin Sonin

June 1, 2011

Policy

A Populist Paradox

Populist policies may harm voters but reward leaders

Researchers: Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov and Konstantin Sonin

November 1, 2010

Politics & Elections