What Makes Democracies Endure?

Issue Date January 1996
Volume 7
Issue 1
Page Numbers 39-55
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About the Authors

Adam Przeworski

Adam Przeworski is Carroll and Milton Professor Emeritus of Politics at New York University. His books include Why Bother with Elections? (2018) and Crises of Democracy (2019). His seminal essay “What Makes Democracies Endure?” (with Fernando Limongi, José Antonio Cheibub, and Michael Alvarez) appeared in the January 1996 issue of the Journal of Democracy.

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Michael Alvarez

Michael Alvarez is assistant professor of political science at De Paul University.

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José Antonio Cheibub

José Antonio Cheibub is assistant professor of politics at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Fernando Limongi

Fernando Limongi is assistant professor of political science at the University of São Paulo.

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