Grigore Pop-Eleches


From Economic Crisis to Reform: IMF Programs in Latin America and Eastern Europe.

Princeton University Press – February 2009.

Winner of the 2010 Best Book Award from the European Politics & Society Section, APSA

Honorable Mention - Ed Hewett Prize, ASEEES


Journal Articles

“Communist Legacies, and Political Values and Behavior: A Theoretical Framework with an
Application to Political Party Trust”
(with Joshua Tucker). Comparative Politics 43(4): 379-408 (July 2011)

“Throwing Out the Bums: Protest Voting and Anti-Establishment Parties after Communism”
World Politics 62(2): 221-260 (April 2010)

"Why No Backsliding? The EU's Impact on Democracy and Governance Before and After Accession” (with Philip Levitz). Comparative Political Studies 43: 457-485 (April 2010)

“Monitoring, Money, and Migrants: Countering Post-Accession Backsliding in Bulgaria and
(with Philip Levitz). Europe-Asia Studies 62(3):461-479 (May 2010)

Public Goods or Political Pandering: Evidence from IMF Programs in Latin America and Eastern Europe.” International Studies Quarterly 53:787-816 (September 2009)

Disenchanted or Discerning: Voter Turnout in Post-Communist Countries” (With Alexander Pacek and Joshua Tucker). The Journal of Politics 71(2): 473-491 (April 2009)

A Party for All Seasons: Electoral Adaptation of Romanian Communist Successor Parties.” Communist and Post-Communist Studies 41(4) 465-479 (December 2008)

Crisis in the Eye of the Beholder: Economic Crisis and Partisan Politics in Latin American and East European IMF Programs.” Comparative Political Studies 41(9): 1179-1211 (September 2008)

Historical Legacies and Post-Communist Regime Change.” –The Journal of Politics 69(4):908-926 (November 2007)

“Between Historical Legacies and the Promise of Western Integration: Democratic Conditionality after Communism.” East European Politics and Societies 21(4):142-161 (Winter 2007)

“From Transplants to Hybrids: Exploring Institutional Pathways to Growth.” (With Thad Dunning). Studies in Comparative International Development 38(4) 3-29 (March 2004)

“Romania’s Politics of Dejection.” Journal of Democracy 12(3):156-169 (July 2001)

“Separated at Birth or Separated by Birth: The Communist Successor Parties in Romania and Hungary.” East European Politics and Societies, 13(1):117-147 (Winter 1999)