By Ersin Oezsahin
The literature at the reasons of democratization often claims that integration into overseas markets is helping to construct democracy. unlike that the empirical list indicates that even though the level of overseas exchange elevated speedily among 1950 and 2000, nearly all of the saw regime transitions didn't identify democratic rule yet numerous forms of authoritarianism. This examine makes a speciality of this puzzle and employs a online game theoretic version that explicitly bills for democratization and advancements in the direction of authoritarianism. hoping on an unconventional degree of regime switch that considers any quantity of institutional adjustments, it may be proven that strongly built-in authoritarian regimes are much less prone to advance in the direction of democracy. whereas much less built-in regimes particularly democratize, expanding degrees of integration into international markets are inclined to stabilize authoritarianism. furthermore, if built-in regimes modify, they're likely to shift in the direction of stricter authoritarianism.