Carl Henrik Knutsen

Senior Researcher; Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo

Carl Henrik Knutsen
Carl Henrik Knutsen left PRIO in 2014. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.


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Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Knutsen, Carl Henrik & Håvard Mokleiv Nygård (2015) Institutional Characteristics and Regime Survival: Why Are Semi-Democracies Less Durable Than Autocracies and Democracies?, American Journal of Political Science 59(3): 656–670.
Knutsen, Carl Henrik (2014) Income Growth and Revolutions, Social Science Quarterly 95(4): 920–937.
Knutsen, Carl Henrik; & Hanne Fjelde (2013) Property rights in dictatorships: kings protect property better than generals or party bosses, Contemporary Politics 19(1): 94–114.
Knutsen, Carl Henrik (2011) Which Democracies Prosper? Electoral Rules, Form of Government and Economic Growth , Electoral Studies 30(1): 83–90.
Knutsen, Carl Henrik (2010) Investigating the Lee Thesis: How Bad is Democracy for Asian Economies? , European Political Science Review 2(3): 451–473.
Knutsen, Carl Henrik (2010) Measuring Effective Democracy , International Political Science Review 31(2): 109–128.

Conference Paper

Hegre, Håvard;Knutsen, Carl Henrik; & Rød , Espen Geelmuyden 2012The Determinants of Democracy: A Sensitivity Analysis , presented at American Political Science Association Annual Convention.
Knutsen, Carl Henrik 2008 "I'll mind my business if you mind yours": The OAU and non-intervention strategies in Post-Colonial Africa, presented at The Dynamics of Institutional Change and Conflict Working Group Workshop, , 29–30 September.