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Scholarly Publications

Reinventing the bazaar : a natural history of markets

November 2003

From the wild swings of the stock market to the online auctions of eBay to the unexpected twists of the world's post-Communist economies, markets have suddenly become quite visible.

News

Let's hear from the democracies on Iran, Larry Diamond and Abbas Milani argue in the <i>New York Times</i>

July 2009

As the presidential electoral turmoil in Iran continues, pitting supporters of challenger Mir Hussein Moussavi against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President Obama has gotten it right, Diamond...

Events

Weapons of the Geek

November 16, 2012

AbstractDrawing on fieldwork among Free and Open Source software hackers and the Anonymous protest movement, I will discuss some attributes of hacker and geek activism that set their actions apart...

A Critique of Repressive Approaches to Combat Human Trafficking

March 14, 2012

Alison Brysk is the Mellichamp Chair in Global Governance, Global and International Studies at UC Santa Barbara.

How Does Democracy Lead to Transparency?: Enacting Freedom of Information Laws around the World

November 17, 2011

Abstract That democratic governments tend to be more transparent than autocracies is a relatively well-established fact.