Research


Articles

Government Type and Public Spending in Africa
Margaret H. Ariotti
Forthcoming at Legislative Studies Quarterly

Partisan Portfolio Allocation in African Democracies
Margaret H. Ariotti and Sona N. Golder
Comparative Political Studies,
Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 341-379, 2018.
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Burkina Faso’s 2015 Presidential and Legislative Elections
Margaret H. Ariotti
Electoral Studies, Vol. 44 (December), pp. 445-448, 2016.

Driving Saints to Sin: How Increasing the Difficulty of Voting Dissuades Even the Most Motivated Voters
John E. McNulty, Conor M. Dowling, and Margaret H. Ariotti
Political Analysis
, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 435-455, 2009.

Monograph

Informal Governance as a Force Multiplier in Counterterrorism: Evidence for Burkina Faso
Margaret H. Ariotti and Kevin S. Fridy
Joint Special Operations University Press

Other Publications

Mali’s government collapsed. Here’s what that tells us about parliamentary coalitions in Africa.
Margaret (Molly) Ariotti
The Monkey Cage Blog, The Washington Post (June 16, 2019)

Book Review: Harsch, Ernest. Burkina Faso: A History of Power, Protest, and Revolution
Margaret H. Ariotti
The Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 359-360.

Improving the Interpretability and Research Transparency of Maps
Margaret Ariotti and Charles Crabtree
CP: Newsletter of the Comparative Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association, Spring 2016.

Can Burkina Faso — Africa’s most coup-prone state — become a stable democracy?
Margaret (Molly) Ariotti and Naunihal Singh
The Monkey Cage Blog, The Washington Post (September 21, 2015)

The fall of the Hegemon in Burkina Faso
Margaret (Molly) Ariotti
The Monkey Cage Blog, The Washington Post (November 4, 2014)

Under Review

Foreign Aid and Judicial Autonomy (Revise and Resubmit)
Joseph Wright, Simone Dietrich, and Molly Ariotti

Working Papers

Coalition Governments in African Democracies
Margaret H. Ariotti

Works in Progress

State Capacity and Public Goods Provision: Evidence from Burkina Faso
Margaret H. Ariotti