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  1. Integrating Qualitative Causal Inferences into Policy-Oriented Development Research

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    Description: In order to make informed policy recommendations, development research faces two broad challenges: first, to identify and estimate the effects of interventions where they have occurred, and second to build and test theories about the effects that a related intervention would be hypothesized to exert in a different context. I...
    Keyword: casual inferences, development research, policy-oriented, and buffett
    Creator: Andre Nickow
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 01/03/2019
    Date Modified: 01/03/2019
    Date Created: 2015
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
    Identifier: 15-001
  2. Descriptive Representation of Women and Ideological Congruence in Political Parties

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    Description: This paper examines the relationship between a party'’'s descriptive representation of women and its ideological proximity to female and male voters. I find that male and female voters are both objectively closer to parties with more females in their delegations. However, males are more likely to subjectively assess parties with...
    Keyword: women, buffett, and political
    Creator: Georgia Kernell
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 01/03/2019
    Date Modified: 01/03/2019
    Date Created: 2014
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
    Identifier: 12-001
  3. Introduction: The Many Hands of the State

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    Description: In this paper, Morgan and Orloff survey the contemporary study of states in the social sciences. They begin by tracing the history of scholarship on the state. The authors identify six main clusters of research on states that emerged through the effort to “bring the state back into” history and...
    Keyword: buffett, hands, and state
    Creator: Kimberly J. Morgan and Ann Shola Orloff
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 01/03/2019
    Date Modified: 01/03/2019
    Date Created: 2014
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
    Identifier: 14-001
  4. A Handbook on Mali's 2012-13 Crisis

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    Description: This Handbook provides resources that help explain and contextualize the intersecting crises that destabilized Mali in 2012-2013. These crises included a rebellion by Tuareg separatists, a coup by junior officers, and violence carried out by Muslim militants. In addition to an overview of the crisis, the Handbook contains historical timelines,...
    Keyword: crisis, buffett, and mali
    Creator: Andrew Lebovich and Alexander Thurston
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 01/03/2019
    Date Modified: 01/03/2019
    Date Created: 2013
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
    Identifier: 13-001
  5. The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights Review

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    Description: This is the introductory chapter of my forthcoming book with the same title. The three primary objectives of this book are to reveal the paradigm shift of the contemporary international judiciary, conceptualize how new–style international courts (ICs) contribute to international politics, and normalize our understanding foremost as courts, and second...
    Keyword: new terrain, buffett, law, and courts
    Creator: Karen J. Alter
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 01/03/2019
    Date Modified: 01/03/2019
    Date Created: 2013
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
    Identifier: 13-001
  6. Nets and Nettles: Two Conceptions of Community for Two Ghanaian Migrant Businesses

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    Description: In this paper, I present two distinct approaches to migrant entrepreneurship. I conducted an ethnography of two Ghanaian migrant businesses, one of which draws on the Ghanaian community, and the other which distances itself from it. I show that our current understanding of social capital romanticises the notion of community,...
    Keyword: buffett and conceptions
    Creator: Kofi Takyi Asante
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 01/03/2019
    Date Modified: 01/03/2019
    Date Created: 2013
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
    Identifier: 13-002
  7. Institutional Dynamics: When is Change "Real Change"?

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    Description: To analyze institutional dynamics, it is first necessary to determine when change has occurred, when not, and the nature and magnitude of change. If social institutions are defined in terms of rules, then a change of rules forms the core of institutional change. A number of complications arise from the...
    Keyword: institutional dynamics, buffett, and change
    Creator: Bruce Carruthers
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 01/03/2019
    Date Modified: 01/03/2019
    Date Created: 2012
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
    Identifier: 12-004
  8. The Multiple Roles of International Courts and Tribunals: Enforcement, Dispute Settlement, Constitutional and Administrative Review

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    Description: In order to understand the role of international courts (ICs) in the international legal system, this chapter examines 25 permanent international courts by analyzing four roles that states have delegated to courts: enforcement, administrative review, constitutional review, and dispute settlement. The chapter finds that ICs can become not only agents...
    Keyword: buffett and international courts
    Creator: Karen J. Alter
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 01/03/2019
    Date Modified: 01/03/2019
    Date Created: 2012
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
    Identifier: 12-002
  9. Global Trends or Regime Survival: The Reforms in Russian Higher Education

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    Description: This paper explores the link between the public policy and the survival strategies of a hybrid political regime. Using the case of higher education in Russia, I show how the Russian state elites use the policy tools widespread in Western democracies to achieve domestic political goals. Introduction of quasi-market mechanisms...
    Keyword: buffett, reforms, and global trends
    Creator: Natalia Forrat
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 01/03/2019
    Date Modified: 01/03/2019
    Date Created: 2012
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
    Identifier: 12-001
  10. The Authoritarian Welfare State: a Marginalized Concept

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    Description: The central thesis of the paper is that authoritarian cases have systematically been excluded from welfare state theories despite the existing empirical research on authoritarian welfare provisions. This theoretical gap has limited the instruments available for comparative welfare state research. As a result, such research has attended to the democratic...
    Keyword: authoritarian, marginalized, and buffett
    Creator: Natalia Forrat
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 01/03/2019
    Date Modified: 01/03/2019
    Date Created: 2012
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Research Paper
    Identifier: 12-005