NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

He Who Counts Elects: Determinants of Fraud in the 1922 Colombian Presidential Election

Isaías N. Chaves, Leopoldo Fergusson, James A. Robinson

NBER Working Paper No. 15127
Issued in July 2009

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are particularly grateful to Eduardo Posada-Carbó for telling us about the data on the 1922 election in the National Archive in Bogotá. We also thank Daron Acemoglu, James Alt, Jeffry Frieden, and Daniel Ziblatt for their comments and María Angélica Bautista, Camilo García, María Alejandra Palacio, and Olga Lucía Romero for their invaluable help with the data. All translations from Spanish texts are our own. We thank the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research for their financial support. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

return to bibliography page

 
Publications
Activities
Meetings
NBER Videos
Data
People
About

Support
National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138; 617-868-3900; email: info@nber.org

Contact Us