Victor Asal

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  • Matthew Fuhrmann, Todd S Sechser, Todd, S Sechser Is Assistant, Victor Asal, Kyle Beardsley +37 others
  • 2014
How can states signal their alliance commitments? Although scholars have developed sophisticated theoretical models of costly signaling in international relations, we know little about which specific policies leaders can implement to signal their commitments. This article addresses this question with respect to the extended deterrent effects of nuclear(More)
This paper is the first to study decriminalization of homosexual acts quantitatively in a cross-national perspective with a large sample of countries over a period of several decades. Employing path dependence as its theoretical framework, this work explains how political, economic and legal institutions at the domestic and the international levels affect(More)
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