Early Statehood and Support for Autocratic Rule in Africa

Comparative Political Studies Vol/Iss. 0(0) SAGE California Published In Pages: 1-37
By Chlouba, Vladimir, Smith, Daniel S., Wagner, Seamus


". . . members of precolonially centralized ethnic groups are more likely to hold autocratic values." (12)


R-squared for the overall model with controls is 0.08. Stronger support for the hypothesis was found in West Africa (coefficient 0.15).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Ordinary least squares regressionSupportedp<0.010.03UNKNOWN