Kai Thaler

HiCN Working Papers Series


Civil Resistance in the Shadow of the Revolution: Historical Framing in Nicaragua’s Sudden Uprising

Kai Thaler,  Eric Mosinger Diana Paz García Charlotte Fowler

Are grievances a necessary condition for civil resistance campaigns? Accumulating political or economic grievances play a key causal role in nearly every extant account of […]


Weapons, Violence and Personal Security in Cape Town

Kai Thaler, 

Given the high levels of crime and violence in South Africa, there may be a temptation for citizens to arm themselves for protection. Using quantitative […]