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Bumba Mukherjee

Professor, Penn State University

Bumba Mukherjee earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University (2004), and is currently a Professor at Penn State University. He was previously an Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame, Assistant Professor at Florida State University, a visiting research scholar at Princeton University, and both a faculty fellow and visiting fellow at the Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame. His research interests include studying the political economy of the rise of populists, financial crisis, the economic determinants of political violence, and political methodology. He also conducts research in formal theory and statistical methodology, especially finite mixture, cure models and machine learning. 

His work has been published in journals in Political Science, Economics and Finance including the American Journal of Political Science, Annual Review of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, European Union Politics, Journal of Politics, Experimental Economics, International Organization, International Interactions, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Open Source Software, Political Analysis, Review of International OrganizationsReview of International Political Economy, and the R Journal. He is the author of several books including Globalization, Democracy and Trade Policy in the Developing World (2016) published by the University of Chicago Press, The Politics of Corruption in Dictatorships written with Vineeta Yadav and published in 2016 by Cambridge University Press, and more recently, The Politics of Mass Killing in Autocratic Regimes written with Ore Koren and published in 2018 by Palgrave Macmillan.

His fourth book, Democracy, Electoral Institutions and Judicial Empowerment in Developing Countries (2014) written with Vineeta Yadav was published by the University of Michigan Press. He has also completed a textbook Principles in International Political Economy written with Jeff Kucik and Mark Hallerberg which is being published by Oxford University Press. He is currently working on his sixth book Shadow Banks, the IMF and the Politics of Financial Crisis written with Alexandra Guisinger and Vineeta Yadav which is under contract at Cambridge University Press.

PUBLICATIONS

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Bumba Mukherjee and Vineeta Yadav. Varieties of Populism and the Future of Globalization. Under Contract. New York: Cambridge University Press.

 Bumba Mukherjee and Vineeta Yadav. 2024. The IMF, Financial Crisis and Repression of Human Rights. New York:  

Palgrave MacMillan

Bumba Mukherjee. Economic Nationalism and Democracy in Uncertain Times. Under Contract. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Vineeta Yadav and Bumba Mukherjee. 2024. The Rise of Right-Wing Populist Parties and Reversal of Economic Reforms in Developing Democracies. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Bumba Mukherjee, Eric Reinhardt and Mark Hallerberg. 2020. Principles of  International Political Economy. New York: Oxford University Press.

Bumba Mukherjee and Ore Koren. 2018. The Politics of Mass Killing in Autocratic Regimes. New York: Palgrave MacMillan

Bumba Mukherjee. 2016. Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

 

Vineeta Yadav and Bumba Mukherjee. 2016. The Politics of Corruption in Dictatorships. New York: Cambridge University Press.

 

Vineeta Yadav and Bumba Mukherjee. 2014. Democracy, Electoral Institutions and Judicial Empowerment in Developing Countries. Michigan: University of Michigan Press.

 

 

 

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Home: Publications

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Brandon L. Bolte, Nicolas Schmidt, Sergio Bejar, Nguyen Huynh, and Bumba Mukherjee. 2021. “BayesSPsurv: An R Package to Estimate Bayesian Split-Population (Spatial) Survival Models for Clustered Event Processes” The R Journal 13(1): 595-613

Brandon L. Bolte, Minnie M. Joo and Bumba Mukherjee. “Security Consolidation in the Aftermath of Civil War: Explaining the Fates of Victorious Militias” Journal of Conflict Resolution 65(9): 1459-1488.

Ore Koren and Bumba Mukherjee. 2021. “Civil Dissent and Repression: An Agency-Centric Perspective” Journal of Global Security Studies 6(3): 1-18.

Minnie M. Joo and Bumba Mukherjee. 2021. “Rebel Command and Control, Time, and Rebel Group Splits” International Interactions, 47:2, 318-345

Nguyen K. Huynh, Sergio Bejar, Vineeta Yadav, and Bumba Mukherjee. 2021. “IDCeMPy: Python Package for Inflated Discrete Choice Models.” Journal of Open Source Software 6(63): 3322-27.

Ore Koren and Bumba Mukherjee. Forthcoming. “Economic Crises, Civilian Mobilization, and Repression in Developing States.” Conflict Management and Peace Science

 

Bumba Mukherjee and Nguyen K. Huynh. Forthcoming. “Authoritarian Regimes and the Reversal of Economic Reforms” In Natasha Lindstaedt and Jeroen Van den Bosch (ed.). Research Handbook on Authoritarianism. Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar Publishing.

Bumba Mukherjee. Forthcoming. “Private Information, Heterogeneous Beliefs and Strategic Behavior: An Experimental Test of a Bargaining Game model.” Experimental Economics

Minnie M. Joo, Nicolás Schmidt, Sergio Béjar, Vineeta Yadav, and Bumba Mukherjee. 2020.  “BayesMFSurv: An R Package to Estimate Bayesian Split-Population Survival Models With (and Without) Misclassified Failure Events. “ Journal of Open Source Software 5(47), 2164-68

Benjamin E. Bagozzi, Minnie M. Joo, Bomin Kim, and Bumba Mukherjee. 2019. “A Bayesian Split Population Survival Model for Duration Data with Misclassified Failure,” Political Analysis 27(4): 415-434

Bumba Mukherjee. 2019. “Critical Dialogue: Organizing Democracy: How International Organizations Assist New Democracies.” Perspectives on Politics 17(2): 515-520

Alexandra Guisinger, Bumba Mukherjee, Benjamin Bagozzi and Minnie Joo. Conditional Accept. “Shadow Banks, the IMF, and “Sudden Reversal” Crisis in Developing Countries.” Review of International Organizations

Benjamin E. Bagozzi, Ore Koren, and Bumba Mukherjee. 2017. “Droughts, Land Appropriation, and Rebel Violence in The Developing World.” Journal of Politics 79(3):1057-1072

Bumba Mukherjee. Forthcoming. “Democratic Institutions and Intermediate Exchange Rate Regimes: Estimates from a Markov-Switching Model with Endogenous Switching.” Journal of International Money and Finance

Alexandra Guisinger, Bumba Mukherjee and Benjamin E.Bagozzi. 2016. “The IMF, Finance Interest Groups and Capital Flight in Developing States.” Kellogg Institute of International Studies, Working Paper Series (Peer-reviewed).

Bumba Mukherjee. Forthcoming “Democracies and Financial Crises in the Developing World.” Review of Finance

Bumba Mukherjee. Forthcoming. “Democratic Institutions and Equity Market  Liberalization.” Journal of Empirical Finance

Bumba Mukherjee. Forthcoming. “Skill-intensive industries, Legislative Institutions, and Non-Tariff barriers in developing democracies.” Journal of Development  Economics

Bumba Mukherjee. 2015. “New Democracies.” in Lisa L.  Martin edited. The Oxford Handbook of Politics of International Trade. New York: Oxford University Press.

Benjamin E. Bagozzi, Daniel W. Hill, Will. H. Moore and Bumba Mukherjee. 2015. “Modeling Two Types of Zeros in Ordinal Data: The Zero-inflated Ordered Probit (ZiOP) Model in Political Science.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 59(4): 728-752

Hugh Ward, Xun Cao, and Bumba Mukherjee. 2014. “State Capacity and the  Environmental Investment Gap in Authoritarian States.” Comparative Political Studies 47(3): 291-308.

Benjamin E. Bagozzi, Thomas Brawner, Bumba Mukherjee, and Vineeta Yadav. 2014. “Regional International Organizations and Individual Immigration Attitudes: Results from Finite Mixture Models.” International Interactions 40(3): 350-375

Nathan M. Jensen, Bumba Mukherjee and William Bernhard. 2014. “Benefits and Drawbacks of Survey Research and Survey Experiments in IPE.” International Interactions 40(3): 287-304.

Bumba Mukherjee, Vineeta Yadav, and Sergio Bejar. 2014. “Electoral  Particularism, Bank Concentration, and Capital Account Liberalization in Developing Democracies.” Comparative Political Studies 47 (6): 851-877

Bumba Mukherjee, Vineeta Yadav, and Sergio Bejar. 2014. “Candidate-centered systems, public banks and equity market restrictions in developing democracies.” Review of International Political Economy 21 (3): 670-709.

Bumba Mukherjee and Benjamin E. Bagozzi. 2013. “The IMF, Domestic Public Sector Banks and Currency Crises in Developing States.” International Interactions 39(1): 1-29.

Daniel W. Hill, Will H. Moore and Bumba Mukherjee. 2013. “Information Politics vs Organizational  Incentives: When are INGO’s “Naming and Shaming”Reports Biased?” International Studies Quarterly 57(2): 219-232.

Bagozzi, Benjamin E. and Bumba Mukherjee. 2012. “A Mixture Model for Middle-category Inflation in Ordered Survey Responses.” Political Analysis 20(3): 369-386.

Sergio Bejar, Bumba Mukherjee and Will H. Moore. 2011. “Time horizons matter: the Hazard rate of Coalition Governments and the Size of Government.” Economics of Governance 12(3): 201-235.

Sergio Bejar and Bumba Mukherjee. 2011. “Electoral Institutions and Growth Volatility: Theory and Evidence.” International Political Science Review 32( 4): 458-479.

Bumba Mukherjee and David A. Singer. 2010. “International Institutions and Domestic Compensation: The IMF and the Politics of Capital Account Liberalization.” American Journal of Political Science 54(1): 45-60.

Helen V. Milner and Bumba Mukherjee. 2009. “Democratization and  Economic Globalization.” Annual Review of Political Science 12: 163-181.

Bumba Mukherjee, Dale Smith and Quan Li. 2009. “Labor (Im)mobility and the Politics of Trade Protection in Majoritarian Democracies.” Journal of Politics 71(1): 1-18.

Bumba Mukherjee. 2008. “International Economic Organizations and Economic Development: An Assessment.” SAIS Review of International Affairs. vol. XXVIII no. 2: 123-137.

Justin E. Esarey, Bumba Mukherjee and Will H. Moore. 2008. “Strategic Interaction and Interstate Crises: A Fixed-Effects Bayesian Quantal Response Estimator for Incomplete Information Games.” Political Analysis 16: 250-272.

Bumba Mukherjee and David A. Singer. 2008. “Monetary Institutions, Partisanship and Inflation Targeting.” International Organization 62(2): 323-358.

Bumba Mukherjee. 2008. Review for Pricing Politics: Democratic Politics and Financial Markets (by William Bernhard and David Leblang.) in Journal of Economic Literature Vol. XLVI (June 2008): 10-12.

 

Bumba Mukherjee and David Leblang. 2007. “Partisan Politics, Interest Rates and the Stock Market: Evidence from American and British Returns in the Twentieth Century.” Economics and Politics 19 (2): 135-167.

Bumba Mukherjee and David Leblang. 2006. “Minority Governments and Exchange Rate Regimes: Evidence from 21 OECD Democracies, 1975-1999.”European Union Politics. 7: 427-449.

Bumba Mukherjee.  2006. “Democratic Institutions or Third Party  Enforcement: Testing Competing Hypotheses on Peaceful Resolution of Civil Wars.” Foreign Policy Analysis. 2(4): 405-430.

Anna Harvey and Bumba Mukherjee. 2006. “Electoral Institutions and the Evolution of Partisan Conventions, 1880-1940.” American Politics Research. 34(3): 368-398.

Bumba Mukherjee. 2006. “Why Political Power-Sharing Agreements Lead to Enduring Peaceful Resolution of Some Civil Wars, But Not Others?” International Studies Quarterly 50 (2): 479-504.

Bumba Mukherjee and Will H. Moore.2006. “Government Formation in Parliamentary Democracies and Foreign Exchange Markets: Theory and Evidence From Europe.” International Studies Quarterly. 50(1): 93-118.

David Leblang and Bumba Mukherjee. 2005.“Government Partisanship, Elections and the Stock Market: Examining American and British Stock Returns, 1930-2000.” American Journal of Political Science 49(4): 780-802.

Bumba Mukherjee. 2005. Review for Votes and Violence: Electoral Competition and Ethnic Riots in India (by for Steven Wilkinson) in Comparative Political Studies 38(8): 1002-1005.

David Leblang and Bumba Mukherjee. 2004. “Presidential Elections and the Stock Market: Comparing Markov-Switching and Fractionally Integrated GARCH Models of Volatility.” Political Analysis Vol.12, no.3: 296-322.

Bumba Mukherjee. 2003. “Political Parties and the Size of Government in Multiparty Legislatures: Examining Cross Country and Panel Data Evidence.” Comparative Political Studies Vol. 36, no.6, pp.699-728.

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