Origins of Early Democracy

American Political Science Review Vol/Iss. 114(2) American Political Science Association Published In Pages: 502-518
By Ahmed, Ali T., Stasavage, David


Higher caloric potential is associated with higher levels of political integration.


The authors also use this relationship to demonstrate that caloric potential is not linked to council presence, and that caloric variability in turn is not linked with political integration.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multiple RegressionMarginally Supportedp<.1UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Political IntegrationDependentTerritorial Hierarchy
Caloric PotentialIndependentSoil, Production And Supply