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The East European Revolution of 1989: Is It Surprising That We Were Surprised?

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  • Kuran, Timur
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    Article provided by American Economic Association in its journal American Economic Review.

    Volume (Year): 81 (1991)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 121-25

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    Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:81:y:1991:i:2:p:121-25

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    2. McCormick, Gordon H. & Owen, Guillermo, 1996. "Revolutionary origins and conditional mobilization," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 12(3), pages 377-402, November.
    3. MacCulloch, Robert, 1999. "What makes a revolution?," ZEI Working Papers B 24-1999, ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies, University of Bonn.
    4. Koster, M. & Lindelauf, R. & Lindner, I. & Owen, G., 2008. "Mass-mobilization with noisy conditional beliefs," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 55(1), pages 55-77, January.
    5. Michael D. Makowsky & Jared Rubin, 2011. "An Agent-Based Model of Centralized Institutions, Social Network Technology, and Revolution," Working Papers 2011-05, Towson University, Department of Economics, revised Oct 2011.
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    9. MacCulloch, Robert, 2003. "The taste for revolt," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 79(1), pages 7-13, April.
    10. Jia-Ping Huang & Maurice Koster & Ines Lindner, 2013. "Diffusion of Behavior in Network Games Orchestrated by Social Learning," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 13-208/II, Tinbergen Institute.
    11. Leeson, Peter T., 2010. "Rational choice, Round Robin, and rebellion: An institutional solution to the problems of revolution," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 73(3), pages 297-307, March.

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