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The Invisible Hand of Democracy
Despite considerable normative support, analysts have failed to identify any systematic effects of democracy on domestic policy outputs. Building on a theory of the state as a monopoly producer ofExpand
Hierarchy in International Relations
International authority -- International hierarchy -- Patterns of hierarchy -- Domination -- Subordination.
The Political Economy of Growth: Democracy and Human Capital
Democracy is more than just another brake or booster for the economy. We argue that there are significant indirect effects of democracy on growth through public health and education. Where economistsExpand
Delegation and Agency in International Organizations: Delegation under anarchy: states, international organizations, and principal-agent theory
In December 1999, police fired tear gas and rubber bullets into a mob protesting the World Trade Organization meeting in Seattle. A central theme of this and similar anti-globalization protests isExpand
Powerful Pacifists: Democratic States and War.
Democracies are less likely to fight wars with each other. They are also more likely to prevail in wars with autocratic states. I offer an explanation of this syndrome of powerful pacifism drawn fromExpand
Open economy politics: A critical review
An emergent paradigm, referred to as Open Economy Politics (OEP), now structures and guides research among many scholars. This essay sketches the general contours of the paradigm. ScientificExpand
The international spread of ethnic conflict : fear, diffusion, and escalation
The wave of ethnic conflict that has swept across parts of Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Africa has led to many political observers to fear that these conflicts are contagious. InitialExpand
Containing Fear: The Origins and Management of Ethnic Conflict
S i n c e the end of the parts of Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Africa. Localities, states, and sometimes whole regions have been engulfed in convulsive fits of ethnic insecurity,Expand
Rational Extremism: Understanding Terrorism in the Twenty-first Century
In the last decade, the field of international relations has undergone a revolution in conflict studies. Where earlier approaches attempted to identify the attributes of individuals, states, andExpand