Economic Affairs

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Can Hearts and Minds Be Bought? The Economics of Counterinsurgency in Iraq

October 2011

Abstract: We develop and test an economic theory of insurgency motivated by the informal literature and by recent military doctrine.

The Key Role of the Back-end in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

January 2010

This two-volume special issue of Daedalus highlights the challenges associatedwith the global expansion of nuclear power.

Can Development Aid Contribute to Social Cohesion after Civil War? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Post-Conflict Liberia

May 2009

Civil war is very common in the developing world, with harmful welfare effects when it occurs.

Towards a New Conceptualization of Democratization and Civil-Military Relations

December 2008

The purpose of this article is to contribute to a better understanding of the contemporaryimportance for democracy of the relationship between elected leaders and the securityforces.

Power Positions: International Organizations, Social Networks, and Conflict

February 2006

A growing number of international relations scholars argue that intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) promote peace.

Effects of September 11: A Rift Between Europe and America

July 2004

Covering the intricate facets of America's most important democratic tradition, this book serves as an important resource to understand how citizens' views are translated into governmental action....

Individual variation evades the Prisoner's Dilemma

December 2002

The Prisoner's Dilemma (PD) is a widely used paradigm to study cooperation in evolutionary biology, as well as in fields as diverse as moral philosophy, sociology, economics and politics.

Evaluating Yeltsin and his Revolution

December 2002

Russia's first decade after the collapse of the Soviet Union has been simultaneously tumultuous and transformative.

Potential Sources of Financing for U.S. Ventures in Russia

December 2001

Following the end of the Cold War, the United States and its allies recognized that it was in their vital security interests to promote stable transitions in the countries of Central and Eastern...

Geopolitics of Energy Development in the Caspian Region: Regional Cooperation or Conflict?, The

December 1999

The Caspian Basin has emerged in recent years as a major focus of international affairs for a combination of political, economic, and geostrategic reasons.

Application of Venture Capital and the Entrepreneurial Revolution in Russia, The

August 1998

As Russia undergoes transition from a command to a market economy, almost all aspects of the economic landscape are changing.

Promoting Democracy in the 1990s: Actors, Instruments, and Issues

December 1997

The contributors to this volume address questions central to the development and survival of democratic rule.

Economics and China

February 1989

Japanese Defense Technology and the FS-X Controversy

July 1988

It is the American view that Japan has been totally dependent on the United States for its national security, and that this favorable condition has enabled the Japanese to dedicate themselves fully...

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Antigone Xenopoulos CISAC Honors Student
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