Monthly Archives: February 2011

Even more contagion

Libya. Bahrain. A region in turmoil.

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Egypt – Waterloo for Selectorate Theory

Selectorate theory posits that all regimes can be thought of as beholden to subsets of the population, called selectorates. Democracies have subsets that are essentially the entire population, or the electorate. Dictatorships are said to have a much more limited … Continue reading

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Contagion

Jordan. King Hussein fires cabinet. Enough? Yemen. Saleh will not seek a new term nor install his son. His discount rate increases dramatically, no?  

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