Tore Wig

Associate Professor - Department of Political Science
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Room 820
Available hours Mondays 13-14
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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO

CV

cv_torewig.pdf

Online

www.torewig.com (personal homepage)

@torewig (twitter handle)

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Academic Interests

Conflict, institutions, civil war, interstate conflict, political violence, mass protest, democratization, authoritarian regimes, institutional theory, quantitative methods, political methodology

Employment

2016-2017 Senior researcher, Peace Research Institute Oslo, PRIO

2015 - 2016 Postdoc, University of Oslo

2013-2015 Associated researcher, Peace Research Institute Oslo, PRIO

2012-2015 Phd fellow, University of Oslo

Higher education 

Phd in Political Science

BA in Political Science, University of Oslo. 2009

MA in Political Science, University of Oslo. 2011

Exchange student, University of Minnesota. 2010

 

 

 

 

 

Tags: Conflict, institutions, civil war, interstate conflict, political violence, mass protest, democratization, authoritarian regimes, institutional theory

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

2018. "Who Revolts? Empirically Revisiting the Social Origins of Democracy", with Sirianne Dahlum and Carl Henrik Knutsen, forthcoming in Journal of Politics

2018. “Which Groups Fight: Customary Institutions and Communal Conflicts in Africa”, with Daniela Kromrey, forthcoming in Journal of Peace Research. DOI: 10.1177/0022343317740416. (link to online first version here).

2017. “Educating Demonstrators: Education and Mass Protest in Africa”, with Sirianne Dahlum,  forthcoming in Journal of Conflict ResolutionDOI: 10.1177/0022002717721394. (Link to online first version, here).

2017. “Autocratic Elections: Stabilizing Tool or Force for Change?” , with Carl Henrik Knutsen and Håvard M. Nygård, World Politics, 69(1): 98-143 (link, and monkeycage bloggpost).

2017. “Mining and Local Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa”, with Andreas Kotsadam, Eivind Hammersmark Olsen and Carl Henrik Knutsen,  American Journal of Political Science, 61(2): 320-334 (linkreplication files).

2016. “Peace from the Past: Pre-colonial Political Institutions and Civil War in Africa”,  Journal of Peace Research, 53(4): 509-524 (linkreplication files).

2016. “Local Institutional Quality and Conflict Violence in Africa”, with Andreas Forø Tollefsen, Political Geography, 53(7): 30-42. (linkreplication files ).

2016. “Cues to Coup Plotters: Elections as Coup Triggers in Dictatorships” ,  with Espen Geelmuyden Rød, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 60(5): 787-812.  (link,  replication files).

2015. “Updated Data on Institutions and Elections 1960-2012: Presenting the IAEP dataset version 2.0”, Research & Politics 2(2), DOI: 10.1177/2053168015579120 (linkdata).

2015. “Government Turnover and the Effects of Regime Type: How Requiring Alternation in Power Biases Against the Estimated Economic Benefits of Democracy”, with Carl Henrik Knutsen, Comparative Political Studies 48(7), 882-914 (linkreplication files).

Published May 18, 2015 2:32 PM - Last modified June 25, 2018 11:04 AM