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Theories of Development and External State-Building

March 24, 2017

Abstract: Both the academic and policy making worlds have been dominated by three explanations for development, understood broadly as democratization and rising levels of per capita income.

The Ties that Bind: Elite Networks and Stability in Iraq and Syria

January 29, 2015

Abstract: Why and how do elite arrangements vary across authoritarian regimes?

Rebel Governance, War Legacies, and Post-Conflict Democratization

October 20, 2011

Reyko Huang is a 2011-2012 Zukerman fellow and predoctoral fellow at CISAC. She is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Columbia University.

Bankruptcy, Guns or Campaigns: Explaining Armed Organizations' Post-War Trajectories

November 12, 2009

What happens to armed organizations after they sign peace accords? Why do they dissolve, return to war, or form non-violent political parties?

Insurgent State-Building

June 5, 2008

Jeremy Weinstein is an assistant professor of political science at Stanford University and an affiliated faculty member at CDDRL and CISAC.

Anti-Terrorist Finance: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

January 18, 2006

The assumption that states can and ought to stop the flow of funds to terrorist organizations deserves greater scrutiny.

Homeland Security vs. the Madisonian Impulse: State Building and Anti-Statism After September 11

May 12, 2005

Has the Bush administration used the War on Terror to consolidate power in the executive branch?

Enforcing the Peace: There Aren't Enough Canadians

January 27, 2005

Kimberly Marten is a tenured associate professor of political science at Barnard College, Columbia University, and also teaches at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).


lapidus Gail W. Lapidus Senior Fellow, Emerita Professor, Political Science, Emerita