In March 2017, political economist Mark Blyth co-hosted a multidisciplinary conference on "The New Financial Geopolitics," that brought about new research on the issue of global monetary stability. These contributions were published together in a new e-book published by Foreign Affairs magazine.
In a new article, Postdoctoral Fellow Nicholas Barnes dives into the world of organized criminal violence, arguing that this violence should no longer be separated from related forms of organized violence, and should be incorporated within political violence literature.
"Preelection Mobilization and Electoral Outcome in Authoritarian Regimes," a new paper written by Postdoctoral Fellow M. Ali Kadivar, studies the effect of preelection protest on the outcomes of authoritarian elections.
Susan Moffitt, Director of the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy, and Margot Jackson, Associate Professor of Sociology, recently co-edited a special issue of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.
In a new systematic review, Faculty Fellow and Director of the Humanitarian Innovation Initiative, Adam Levine, joins colleagues to offer insight on 31 research studies that explore nutritional interventions for children during humanitarian emergencies.
Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine, co-written by Public Policy program director Eric Patashnik, describes the U.S. medical system, the most advanced in the world, and its insufficient evaluation process of treatments that often become widespread.
Political Scientist Prerna Singh, with co-author Matthias vom Hau, receives the 2016 Best Paper Award from the Comparative Political Studies Editorial Board for their article “Ethnicity in Time Politics, History, and the Relationship between Ethnic Diversity and Public Goods Provision.”
In "India's Democracy at 70: Growth, Inequality, and nationalism," Ashutosh Varshney, Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences, deconstructs the benefits and disadvantages of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.