Replication , Realism , and Robustness : Analyzing Political Regimes and International Trade

  • V Milner, B. PETER ROSENDORFF
  • Published 2002
Our earlier article established that pairs of democracies trade more freely than country-pairs composed of a democracy and an autocracy (Mansfield, Milner, and Rosendorff 2000). Xinyuan Dai (2002) incorrectly asserts that our conclusion depends on the preferences of the decision makers who formulate trade policy. We show that Dai fails to accurately… CONTINUE READING