Gavril Bilev

Gavril
K.
Bilev

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Merrimack College

Center Associate
Expertise
Democratization, institutional formation and change
executive-legislative relations
Russian and post-Communist politics
hybrid regimes
computer simulation methods
Current Project
Checking the Boss: Legislative Autonomy and Executive Contestation in the Russian Regions, 1992 - 2005
Foreign Language

Education

Ph.D.
, Political Science
, Brown University
Selected Publications

The Influence of Private Health Care Financing on Citizen Trust in Government, with M. Cammett, and J. Lynch, Perspectives on Politics (2012).

"Politics in the Provinces: Subnational Executive-Legislative Relations in Russia," in Subnational Research in Comparative Politics, forthcoming.

89 Russias: The Role of Formal Institutions in Explaining Executive Contestation (work in progress).

with Christopher Stuetzle, In and Out: Exploring the Interaction of Domestic and International Democratization Mechanisms through Simulation (work in progress)

with K. Kolev, A Party of One: Personalistic Parties with Evidence from Russia and Bulgaria (work in progress).

Specialization
Telephone