How Do Observers Assess Resolve?

  title={How Do Observers Assess Resolve?},
  author={Joshua D. Kertzer and Jonathan Renshon and Keren Yarhi-Milo},
  journal={British Journal of Political Science},
  pages={308 - 330}
ABSTRACT Despite a plethora of theoretical frameworks, IR scholars have struggled with the question of how observers assess resolve. We make two important contributions in this direction. Conceptually, we develop an integrative framework that unites otherwise disconnected theories, viewing them as a set of heuristics actors use to simplify information-rich environments. Methodologically, we employ a conjoint experiment that provides empirical traction impossible to obtain using alternative… 

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