Autocrats and Dictators

This video originally aired on Saturday, October 1, 2011.

About This Video

NYU Politics dept. professors, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith, explain how autocrats and dictators are able to maintain power by doing whatever is necessary to please the coalition that will help continue their regime.


Politics, Autocrats, Dictators, Comparitive Government

Related Subjects/Topics

  • Comparative Government


  • NYU Politics professor Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
  • NYU Politics professor Alastair Smith