February 04, 2016
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Gustavo Fajardo from the Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI) presented his paper “Hierarchy, Coups and the Political Preferences of Army Officers” at the University of Navarra in a seminar organized by the NCID.

The project attempts to analyse the role of intra-military hierarchy in coups and how the army plays an important role in the political field in countries with weak institutions.

“My results underline the importance of internal dynamics within the Army. If support for coups is drawn along hierarchical lines...