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Bruce Bueno de Mesquita


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Bruce Bueno de Mesquita is a political scientist, professor at New York University, and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He specializes in international relations, foreign policy, and nation building. He is also one of the authors of the selectorate theory.

He has founded a company, Mesquita & Roundell, that specializes in making political and foreign-policy forecasts using a computer model based on game theory and rational choice theory. He is also the director of New York University's Alexander Hamilton Center for Political Economy.

He was featured as the primary subject in the documentary on the History Channel in December 2008. The show, titled Next Nostradamus, details how the scientist is using computer algorithms to predict fut
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“Leaders never hesitate to miscount or destroy ballots. Coming to office and staying in office are the most important things in politics. And candidates who aren’t willing to cheat are typically beaten by those who are. Since”
Bruce Bueno De Mesquita, The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics

“Paying supporters, not good governance or representing the general will, is the essence of ruling. Buying loyalty is particularly difficult”
Bruce Bueno De Mesquita, The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics

“There is never a point in showing your hand before you have to; that is just a way to ensure giving the game away.”
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