Foreign Policy Analysis and Rational Choice Models

@inproceedings{Mesquita2010ForeignPA,
  title={Foreign Policy Analysis and Rational Choice Models},
  author={Bruce Bueno de Mesquita},
  year={2010}
}
[email address] [word count] Introduction The study of foreign policy as a rational choice process is undergoing a sea change in its focus and in its impact on policy choices. At least since the end of World War II, foreign policy thinking has been dominated by a realist (or neorealist) perspective in which states are taken as the relevant unit of analysis. There has been a shift away from that orientation within the rational choice community concerned with foreign policy. This has resulted… 
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