Cashing In: The Political Economy of Constitutional Stability
Frye, Timothy (2004)
This project explores the dynamics of presidential power in 20 postcommunist countries over the last decade. It asks: why have some presidents in the region expanded their powers dramatically, while others have not?
Modeling Franco-German Relations in the Postwar Era
Verdier, Daniel (2004)
A central question is how and when can states create international institutions to avoid resorting to war. A stated purpose of European integration after the war was to preserve peace between France and Germany. It is ...
Global Economic Change, International Conflict and Cooperation
Pollins, Brian (2004)
This project covers the construction and testing of contending models of international cooperation, compliance, and conflict.
The Etiology of Terror
Crenshaw, Edward; Jenkins, J. Craig (2004)
The project initiates a research program to sort out the various explanations of international terrorism by creating a cross-national analysis of national participation in international terrorism from 1990-2001.
Identity Formation in the Arab World
Ferris, Lesley; Ziter, Edward; Zeidan, Joseph; Thompson, Jeanine (2004)
A quarter-long program will examine identity formation in the Arab world within the performing and visual arts. "Identity Formation in the Arab World" brings together theatre and film practitioners and theorists working ...
Germany and the Middle East: A Cultural History, 900-2000
Berman, Nina (2004)
This book-length study seeks to contribute to current discussions regarding the relationship of Europe/North America to the Middle East. Through an analysis of cultural material, the study explores the changing interaction ...
Bargaining and Resource Allocation in Committees and Legislative Bodies: Theory and Experimental Evaluation
Kagel, John (2004)
Allocation of scarce resources is a central activity of governments and a great number of international and national organizations, often creating conflict between different stakeholders in these organizations. Recent ...
Problem Representation and the Israeli-Palestinian and Northern Ireland Conflicts
Sylvan, Don; Grove, Andrea (2004)
This project is a two-part study, and the first phase of this project produced an article that is presently under review at a journal. That article includes striking results concerning the relationship between problem ...
The World Crisis, 1618-1683
Parker, Geoffrey (2004)
The mid-17th-century World Crisis – the series of violent economic, social, intellectual and political upheavals that afflicted most regions of this planet between 1618 and 1683 – cries out for systematic study. Coincidence ...
Interurban Competition in the Global Economy
Malecki, Edward (2004)
This research seeks to understand the implications of interurban competition for international and national stability and instability. The scope includes, first, the interrelationships and spatial structures of ...