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