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Does Timing of Elections Instigate Riots? A Subnational Study of 16 Indian States, 1958-2004

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Whether timing of the elections leads to riots or not within India. In other words, does timing of elections instigate riots? Using time series crosssectional data for 16 major Indian states for the period 1958 – 2004, it is found that scheduled elections are associated with increase in riots

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  • Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati, 2009. "Does Timing of Elections Instigate Riots? A Subnational Study of 16 Indian States, 1958-2004," Working Papers id:1835, eSocialSciences.
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    rits; elections; Indian states; electoral competition; transition economies; democracy; constitution union; state; legislative assembly;

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