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Recent Scholarly Publications

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Sovereignty: Organized Hypocrisy

December 1999

The acceptance of human rights and minority rights, the increasing role of international financial institutions, and globalization have led many observers to question the continued viability of the...

Workshop on Regime Transitions from Communist Rule in Comparative Perspective

December 2003

On 15-16 November 2002, the Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law of the Institute for International Studies at Stanford University sponsored a workshop in Stanford, CA on "Regime...

Boundary of Internal Labor Markets: Do We Have the Empirical Facts Right?

December 2003

This paper analyzes the internal labor market and its effect on workers' wages using an extensive Swedish dataset that includes employee and occupation characteristics and information about wages...

The Liberty Doctrine: Reclaiming the Purpose of American Power

April 2002

The immediate response of President Bush and his administration to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States was superb, both purposeful and principled a military,...

Transformative Engagement Through Law: The <i>Acquis Communautaire</i> as an Instrument of EU External Influence

December 2007

The inquiry into the economics, political and legal reasons for third countries to align, or refrain from aligning, their domestic rules, institutions and policies with the acquis communautaire,...

Italy and Spain

December 2003

Belarus and the Flight from Sovereignty

December 2001

Some of the most pressing issues in the contemporary international order revolve around a frequently invoked but highly contested concept: sovereignty.

How democracy affects growth

December 2001

This paper introduces a new methodology to examine the empirical relationshipbetween democracy and economic growth.

Institutions and Impersonal Exchange: The European Experience

August 2004

This paper presents an institution - the Community Responsibility System (CRS) - which presents a missing link in our understanding of market development.

A Theory of Endogenous Institutional Change

August 2004

This paper asks (a) why and how institutions change; (b) how does an institution persist in a changing environment and (c) how do processes that it unleashes lead to its own demise.

European Neighbourhood Policy: Legal and Institutional Issues, The

October 2004

This paper will address some of the legal and institutional issues that arise in relation to the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), its genesis, rationale and policy context.

Values in the EU Constitution: The External Dimension

December 2004

In 1995 the Commission argued that "the European Union has gradually come to define itself in terms of the promotion of [human] rights and democratic freedoms."1 Over the last decade, the...

Transatlantic Cooperation on Middle East Reform: A European Misjudgement?

October 2004

June 2004 witnessed a concentration of summit activity on the issue of Middle East reform.

Enlargement Strategy and its Progeny, The

October 2004

The fifth enlargement round (Enlargement) of the European Union (EU), which took place on May 1st 2004, is rightly recognized to be a momentous landmark in the history of modern European...

EU Rule of Law Promotion in Romania, Turkey and Serbia-Montenegro: Domestic Elites and Responsiveness to Differentiated External Influence

October 2004

The enlargement of the EU to Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) candidates, Turkish candidacy and the Stabilization and Association Process in the Balkans, provides researchers with...

World-Wide Expansion of Higher Education in the Twentieth Century, The

December 2005

The authors examine the global expansion of higher educational enrollments over the 20th century. Rates of growth accelerated in virtually all countries after 1960.

Implications of Marriage Institutions for Redistribution and Growth

January 2005

This paper argues that love - as opposed to arranged marriage - promotes growth.

Imperial Designs, Empirical Dilemmas: Why Foreign-Led State Building Fails

June 2005

Proponents of foreign-led state building or shared sovereignty arrangements have exaggerated the ability of powerful states to foster institutions in developing countries.

Defining and Founding Civil Liberty

May 2006

In order to facilitate a subsequent operationalization of civil liberty, the paper attempts to define and ground civil liberty on the basis of liberal political philosophy/theory as this tradition...

The Missing Variable: The "International System" as the Link between Third and Fourth Wave Models of Democratization

May 2006

The "first" transitions from communist rule in Europe and Eurasia at the end of the 1980s and the beginning of the 1990s did not resemble many of the transitions from authoritarian rule in the...

When the Wave Hits a Shoal: The Internal and External Dimensions of Russia's Turn Away from Democracy

May 2006

When Vladimir Putin was elected President of Russia in March 2000, the country bequeathed to him by his predecessor, Boris Yeltsin, was an unconsolidated, often disorderly and raucous electoral...

Defining and Domesticating the Electoral Model: A Comparison of Slovakia and Serbia

May 2006

The transitions to democracy in the postcommunist region over the past decade and one-half share a common dynamic, featuring the interaction between two sets of factors.

Pigs, Wolves and the Evolution of Post-Soviet Competitive Authoritarianism, 1992-2005

June 2006

This paper explores the sources of both autocratic breakdown and democratization in the context of the six post-Soviet countries that emerged as competitive authoritarian between 1990 and 1995:...

Europeanization without Decommunization: A Case of Elite Conversion

June 2006

After its spectacular 1989 'televised Revolution,' Romania has spent most of its political transition struggling with its own past.

People

Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
James S. Fishkin Professor, Communication
Megan Metzger Research Scholar, CDDRL Research Scholar and Associate Director for Research, GDPi
Patrick Chamorel Research Scholar, CDDRL, Lecturer in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) Program
Laura Jakli Pre-doctoral Fellow, CDDRL
Olivier Roy ARD Affiliated Scholar
Eloise Duvillier Program Manager, Project on Democracy and the Internet, Stanford PACS