Tore Wig

Senior Researcher

Tore Wig
Tore Wig left PRIO in 2017. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Background

​​​Tore Wig's profile at UiO.no​​​

Events

PRIO started tracking events online in 2007. This listing is not complete. Past events may be mentioned in our news archive.

Publications

2015. “Government Turnover and the Effects of Regime Type: How Requiring Alternation in Power Biases Against the Estimated Economic Benefits of Democracy”, with Carl Henrik Knutsen, Comparative Political Studies 48(7), 882-914

Recent Publications

Bahgat, Karim; Kendra Dupuy; Gudrun Østby; Siri Aas Rustad; Håvard Strand; & Tore Wig (2018) Children and Armed Conflict: What Existing Data Can Tell UsOslo: PRIO.
Bahgat, Karim; Kendra Dupuy; Gudrun Østby; Siri Aas Rustad; Håvard Strand & Tore Wig (2018) Children Affected by Armed Conflict, 1990–2016, Conflict Trends, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Dahlum, Sirianne & Tore Wig (2017) Educating Demonstrators: Education and Mass Protest in Africa, Journal of Conflict Resolution. DOI: 10.1177/0022002717721394.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Dahlum, Sirianne & Tore Wig (2017) Educating Demonstrators: Education and Mass Protest in Africa, Journal of Conflict Resolution. DOI: 10.1177/0022002717721394.
Knutsen, Carl Henrik; Håvard Mokleiv Nygård & Tore Wig (2017) Autocratic Elections: Stabilizing Tool or Force for Change?, World Politics 69(1): 98–143.
Wig, Tore & Andreas Forø Tollefsen (2016) Local institutional quality and conflict violence in Africa, Political Geography 53: 30–42.
Wig, Tore & Espen Geelmuyden Rød (2016) Cues to Coup Plotters: Elections as Coup Triggers in Dictatorships, Journal of Conflict Resolution 60(5): 787–812.
Wig, Tore (2016) Peace from the past: Pre-colonial political institutions and civil wars in Africa, Journal of Peace Research 53(4): 509–524.
Wig, Tore; Håvard Hegre & Patrick M. Regan (2015) Updated data on institutions and elections 1960–2012: presenting the IAEP dataset version 2.0, Research & Politics 2(2): 1–11.

Non-refereed Journal Article

Ari, Baris; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch; Håvard Hegre & Tore Wig (2016) Democratization and Civil Conflict, American Political Science Association-Comparative Democratization (APSA-CD) 14(2): 1–7.

Popular Article

Knutsen, Carl Henrik; Håvard Mokleiv Nygård & Tore Wig (2017) You’d think dictators would avoid elections. Here’s why they don’t., Washington Post, 14 March.

PRIO Policy Brief

Bahgat, Karim; Kendra Dupuy; Gudrun Østby; Siri Aas Rustad; Håvard Strand & Tore Wig (2018) Children Affected by Armed Conflict, 1990–2016, Conflict Trends, 1. Oslo: PRIO.

Report - Other

Bahgat, Karim; Kendra Dupuy; Gudrun Østby; Siri Aas Rustad; Håvard Strand; & Tore Wig (2018) Children and Armed Conflict: What Existing Data Can Tell UsOslo: PRIO.

Blog Posts

New Mapping of Children Affected by Armed Conflict

Posted by Gudrun Østby, Karim Bahgat, Kendra Dupuy, Siri Camilla Aas Rustad, Håvard Strand & Tore Wig on Thursday, 15 February 2018

This weekend, decision-makers from all over the world will come together to discuss current and future security challenges at the Munich Security Conference (MSC), which has become the major global forum for discussion of security policy. At the conference, Save the Children will launch its new report The War on ... Read more »

Sleepless in the Age of Trump

Posted by Tore Wig on Monday, 6 February 2017

What we know about how great power wars start should make us terrified of President Trump. I don’t sleep at night, because of Donald Trump. This is unusual. I wasn’t kept awake at night by George W. Bush or Bill Clinton. Nor do I lose sleep over hot-blooded authoritarians such ... Read more »