Axel Hadenius

Axel Hadenius is professor of political science at Lund University in Sweden. His main interests are international democratization and state administrative capacity. He is the author of Democracy and DevelopmentĀ (1992) and Institutions and Democratic Citizenship (2001).

January 2007, Volume 18, Issue 1

Pathways from Authoritarianism

Does the nature of an authoritarian regime affect the potential for democratic transition? Data since 1972 indicate that some kinds of authoritarian regimes are more likely to democratize than others.