Leanings and Dealings: Exploring Bias and Trade Leverage in Civil War Mediation by International Organizations

  title={Leanings and Dealings: Exploring Bias and Trade Leverage in Civil War Mediation by International Organizations},
  author={Magnus Lundgren and Isak Svensson},
  journal={International Negotiation},
Two characteristics of mediators – bias and leverage – are discussed intensively in the research on international mediation. However, whereas bias and leverage have been examined in mediation by states, relatively little is known about their role in mediation by international organizations (ios). This study provides new ways of conceptualizing io bias and leverage and utilizes unique data to measure the impact of io bias and leverage on mediation outcomes. Exploring all cases of civil war… Expand

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