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Publications

Below are ILAR's publications in the form of working papers, published studies, as well as articles and opinion and policy essays. For additional publications please visit the websites of ILAR Directors Emilie Hafner-Burton and David Victor.

Working Papers

Political Science Research on International Law: The State of the Field

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, David G. Victor, Yonatan Lupu
ILAR, Working Paper #1 (August 2011). Now published (see below).

Governing Water, Land and Energy: Major Insights from a Study at the University of California, San Diego

Author: David G. Victor
ILAR, Working Paper #2 (forthcoming)

Governance of Impacts to Land and Water Resources from Oil Sands Development in Alberta

Author: Sarah M. Jordaan
ILAR, Working Paper #3 (August 2011)

Governing Water in China: Implications from Four Case Studies

Author: Fang Rong
ILAR, Working Paper #4 (August 2011)

Water and Land Management of the Production of Sugarcane Ethanol in Sao Paulo State

Author: Patricia Guardabassi
ILAR, Working Paper #5 (August 2011)

Generating Electricity in a Dry Country: Governance of Water and Energy in South Africa

Author: Nick Segal
ILAR, Working Paper #6 (August 2011)

The Gas Promise

Author: David G. Victor
ILAR, Working Paper #7 (March 2013)

Human Rights Institutions, Sovereignty Costs, and Democratization

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Edward Mansfield, and Jon Pevehouse
ILAR, Working Paper #8 (December 2013), also posted on SSRN.

The Behavioral Psychology of Elite Decision Making: Implications for Political Science

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Alex Hughes, and David G. Victor
ILAR, Working Paper #9 (July 2012), also posted on SSRN.

The Latin Bias: Regions, the Western Media and Human Rights Coverage, 1981-2000

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton and James Ron
ILAR, Working Paper #10 (August 2011), forthcoming International Studies Quarterly

International Regimes for Human Rights

Author: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton
ILAR, Working Paper #11 (September 2011), forthcoming Annual Review of Political Science

Coal Liquefaction Policy in China: Explaining the Policy Reversal Since 2006

Authors: Fang Rong and David G. Victor
ILAR, Working Paper #12 (October 2011), also posted on Energy Policy.

Decision Makers Preferences for International Legal Cooperation

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Brad L. LeVeck, David G. Victor, and James H. Fowler
ILAR, Working Paper #13 (June 2014)

Surviving Elections: Election Violence and Leader Tenure

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Susan D. Hyde, and Ryan S. Jablonski
ILAR, Working Paper #15 (January 2012), also posted on SSRN.

Strategic Enforcement: Results from an Elite Survey Experiment on International Trade Agreement

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Brad L. LeVeck, and David G. Victor
ILAR, Working Paper #16 (August 2012), also posted on SSRN.

What Does it Cost to Build a Power Plant?

Authors: Fang Rong and David Victor
ILAR, Working Paper #17 (September 2012)

Predictability Versus Flexibility: Secrecy in International Investment Arbitration.

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld and David G. Victor
ILAR, Working Paper #18 (2015)

A Political Theory on Water Governance

Author: David G. Victor
ILAR, Working Paper #19 (May 2013)

Why do smart people disagree about facts? Some perspectives on climate denialism

Author: David G. Victor
ILAR, Working Paper #20 (January 2014)

Water Management Policy in Brazil

Authors: David G. Victor, Paulo Almeida and Linda Wong
ILAR, Working Paper #21 (March 2015)

Lobbying at the Water’s Edge: Corporations and Congressional Foreign Policy Lobbying

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Thad Kousser and David G. Victor
ILAR, Working Paper #22 (2015)

How Activists Perceive the Utility of International Law

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Brad L. LeVeck and David G. Victor.
ILAR, Working Paper #23 (2015)

America’s International Human Rights Policy: The Corporate Lobby

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton and Heidi M. McNamara
ILAR, Working Paper #24 (2015)

Having Our Cake: Protecting Workers Abroad and Industries at Home Through the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences.

Authors: Layna Mosley and Robert Galantucci
ILAR, Working Paper #25. Forthcoming

Against International Settlement? Secrecy, Adjudication and the Transformation of International Law

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Sergio Puig and David G. Victor.
ILAR, Working Paper #26. (2016)

How The Prospect of Non-Compliance Affects Elite Preferences for International Cooperation: Evidence From a “Lab in the Field” Experiment

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Brad L. LeVeck and David G. Victor
ILAR, Working Paper #27 (2015)

A Dark Side of Cooperation: When International Organizations Spread Political Vice

Authors: Emilie M. Hafner-Burton and Christina J. Schneider
ILAR, Working Paper #28 (2016)

Published Studies

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Brad L. LeVeck and David G. Victor, 2015, "How Activists Perceive the Utility of International Law," The Journal of Politics. vol. 78, No. 1, 28 Oct., pp. 167-180.

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Edward D. Mansfield and Jon C.W. Pevehouse, 2015, "Human Rights Institutions, Sovereignty Costs and Democratization," British Journal of Political Science.

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Brad L. LeVeck, David G. Victor and James H. Fowler, 2014, "Decision Maker Preferences for International Legal Cooperation," International Organization.

David G. Victor, Reyer Gerlagh and Giovanni Baiocchi, 2014, "Getting serious about categorizing countries," Science Magazine.

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Susan D. Hyde and Ryan S. Jablonski, 2014, "When Do Governments Resort to Election Violence?" British Journal of Political Science. pp. 1-31. Appendix

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, 2013, "Making Human Rights a Reality" (Princeton University Press).

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, David G. Victor and Yonatan Lupu, 2012, "Political Science Research on International Law: The State of the Field," The American Journal of International Law. vol. 106, No. 1, pp. 47-97. An earlier version posted on SSRN.

David G. Victor, David Hults and Mark Thurber, eds, 2011, "Oil and Governance: State-Owned Enterprises and the World Energy Supply" (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Fang Rong and David G. Victor, 2011, “Coal Liquefaction Policy in China: Explaining the Policy Reversal Since 2006,”  Energy Policy, vol. 39, pp. 8175–8184.

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Larry Helfer and Chris Farriss, 2011, "Emergency and Escape: Explaining Derogation for Human Rights Treaties," International Organizations. Also posted on SSRN.

David G. Victor, 2011, "Global Warming Gridlock: Creating More Effective Strategies for Protecting the Planet"  (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Robert O. Keohane and David G. Victor, 2011, “The Regime Complex for Climate Change,” Perspectives on Politics vol. 9 (1), pp. 7-23.

Valentina Bosetti and David G. Victor, 2011, “Politics and Economics of Second-Best Regulation of Greenhouse Gases: The Importance of Regulatory Credibility,” The Energy Journal, vol. 32 (1) pp. 1-24.

Varun Rai, David G. Victor, Mark C. Thurber, 2010, “Carbon Capture and Storage at Scale: Lessons from the growth of analogous energy technologies,” Energy Policy vol. 38, pp. 4089-4098.

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton and Jacob N. Shapiro, 2010, "Tortured Relations: Human Rights Abuses and Counterterrorism Cooperation," PS: Political Science & Politics.

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, 2009, "Forced to be Good: Why Trade Agreements Boost Human Rights" (Cornell University Press).

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton and James Ron, 2009, “Seeing Double: Human Rights Impact Through Qualitative and Quantitative Eyes?” World Politics, 61(2).

David G. Victor, 2009, "The Politics of Fossil Fuel Subsidies," Global Subsidies Initiative, International Institute for Sustainable Development, November.

David G. Victor, 2009, "Plan B for Copenhagen," Nature, vol. 461, 17 Sept., pp. 342-344.

David G. Victor and Richard Morse, 2009, “Living with Coal: Climate Policy’s Most Inconvenient Truth,” Boston Review, September/October, pp. 7-14.

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Miles Kahler, and Alexander H. Montgomery, 2009, “Network Analysis For International Relations,” International Organization, Spring, 63, pp. 559-92.

Opinion and Policy Essays

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton and David G. Victor, 2014. "The behavioral economics of international diplomacy," The Washington Post, 20 November.

David Victor, 2014. "Decommissioning at San Onofre: The Community Engagement Experience," Testimony to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 15 July.

David Victor, 2013. "Making America Relevant to International Climate Diplomacy Again," MIT Technology Review, 25 July.

David G. Victor, Charles F. Kennel, and Veerabhadran Ramanathan, 2012. "Hillary Clinton's Plan to Get Serious About Global Warming," The Daily Beast, 21 June.

David G. Victor, Charles F. Kennel, and Veerabhadran Ramanathan, 2012. "The Climate Threat We Can Beat: What It Is and How to Deal With It," Foreign Affairs, May/June.

David G. Victor, 2011, "Three Things We Don’t Know about Electricity Innovation," EPRI Summer Seminar, August (Figures).

David G. Victor and Kassia Yanosek, 2011, "The Crisis in Clean Energy: Stark Realities of the Renewables Craze," Foreign Affairs, vol. 90 (4), pp. 112-120.

V. Ramanathan and David G. Victor. 2010. "To Fight Climate Change, Clear the Air," The New York Times, p. WK-9.

David G. Victor and Linda Yueh, 2010, "The New Energy Order," Foreign Affairs, January, vol. 89 no. 1, pp. 61-73.

Gary Dirks and David G. Victor, 2009, "China is Going Green," Newsweek Special Issue, Dec. 5, pp. 62-63.

David G. Victor, 2009, "Once and Always a Laggard," Newsweek, 4 Dec.