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Recent Scholarly Publications

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Chinese Influence & American Interests: Promoting Constructive Vigilance

December 2018

For three and a half decades following the end of the Maoist era, China adhered to Deng Xiaoping’s policies of “reform and opening to the outside world” and “peaceful development.” After Deng...

The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law

December 2011

From Oxford University Press: There is a broad consensus among scholars that the idea of human rights was a product of the Enlightenment but that a self-conscious and broad-based human rights...

Human Rights for the 21st Century: Sovereignty, Civil Society, Culture

December 2009

A new moral, ethical, and legal framework is needed for international human rights law.

Development and Practice of Arbitration in India --Has It Evolved as an Effective Legal Institution?

October 2009

The significant increase in the role of international trade in the economic development of nations over the last few decades has been accompanied by a considerable increase in the number of...

The Role of Legal Process in the Redesign of Indian Government-Business Relations

October 2009

The institutional context of economic activity in India has undergone tremendous change in the past 15 years.

Crime, War and Global Trafficking: Designing International Cooperation

July 2009

Globalization creates lucrative opportunities for traffickers of drugs, dirty money, blood diamonds, weapons, and other contraband.

India's Intellectual Property Regime: A Counterbalance to Market Liberalization?

February 2009

The impact of intellectual property laws on national economic development is complex and poorly understood.

Global Welfare Mixes and Wellbeing: Cluster, Factor and Regression Analyses from 1990 to 2000

January 2009

Building on Gough and Wood et al. (2004), Wood and Gough et al.

Partisan Cleavages, State Retrenchment, and Free Trade: Latin America in the 1990s

December 2008

Evaluating International Influences on Democratic Development: Poland 1980-1989

July 2008

The case of Poland in the 1980s is an example of a successful democratic breakthrough with the endpoint defined, for the purposes of this paper, as the election of Tadeusz Mazowiecki­a Catholic...

"The World Bank Made Me Do It?" International Factors and Ghana's Transition to Democracy

May 2008

Ghana is widely regarded as a signal success story in the African “wave” of democratizations of the 1990s.

Capital Account Liberalization, the Cost of Capital, and Economic Growth

January 2007

Capital account liberalization was once seen as an inevitable step along the path to economic development for poor countries.

Helping the Poor to Help Themselves: Debt Relief or Aid?

December 2006

Recent world events have created a compelling need for new perspectives and realistic solutions to the problem of sovereign debt.

A Win-Win U.S. Strategy for Dealing with Iran

December 2006

In an article written for the current issue of the Washington Quarterly by Larry Diamond, Michael McFaull and Abbas Milani, suggests that the U.S.

Applying the Odious Debts Doctrine while Preserving Legitimate Lending

June 2006

This paper was discussed at the Global Justice workshop on November 3, 2006.

Engaging Autocratic Allies to Promote Democracy

April 2006

The democracy-promotion toolbox has been filled for more than two decades with various standard assistance programs, including technical support for reforming government agencies; training for...

Is More Better? Evaluating External-Led State Building After 1989

April 2006

External-led state building is at the forefront of international security governance; it has been called "a growth industry"; and it is, against the backdrop of the US-led intervention in Iraq,...

Institutions and the Path to the Modern Economy: Lessons from Medieval Trade

March 2006

It is widely believed that current disparities in economic, political, and social outcomes reflect distinct institutions.

Addressing State Failure

July 2005

In today's increasingly interconnected world, weak and failed states pose an acute risk to U.S. and global security.

Empowering the Poor: What Does Democracy Have to Do with It?

April 2005

Poverty reduction on a large scale depends on empowering those who are most motivated to move out of poverty - poor people themselves.

Perspective Paper on Financial Instability

December 2004

A unique publication exploring the opportunities for addressing ten of the most serious challenges facing the world today: Climate Change, Communicable Diseases, Conflicts, Education, Financial...

Dams and Development: Transnational Struggles For Water and Power

August 2004

Big dams built for irrigation, power, water supply, and other purposes were among the most potent symbols of economic development for much of the twentieth century.

Sources of Rationalized Governance: Cross-National Longitudinal Analyses, 1985-2002

August 2004

We assess the factors affecting national administrative rationalization in the context of the current worldwide movement for governance reforms.

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.

People

Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Avner Greif Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Jenny Martinez Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Law
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education