January 2022

Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) | January 31, 2022

The Beijing Olympics won't be the splashy launch China wanted for its digital currency

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Denmark – Ministry of Foreign Affairs | January 31, 2022

The Government is presenting its new foreign and security policy strategy

The Government’s new foreign and security policy strategy rests on values and has five concrete core areas. The strategy is to provide the direction for Denmark’s place in the world.

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British Journal of Politics and International Relations | January 31, 2022

Democracy and public goods revisited: Local institutions, development, and access to water

The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Ahead of Print. Democracies are commonly thought to provide greater levels of public goods than autocracies. Given that many public goods are…

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RAND International Affairs | January 31, 2022

U.S. Strategic Competition with Russia Is Here to Stay

Competition between the United States and Russia occurs at many levels, from the military arena to the economic, political, and social realms. A review of 58 RAND reports on this…

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Foreign Affairs | January 31, 2022

Master of Deterrence

Effectively calculating risk requires a clear-eyed understanding of the stakes.

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Journal of East Asian Studies | January 31, 2022

Overpromising Social Welfare Benefits? Electoral Competition and Welfare Politics in Taiwan

Drawing insights from legislative, electoral and welfare studies, the article investigates whether and to what extent electoral competition affects incumbent politicians’ overpromising of social welfare benefits. For this, Taiwan is…

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Journal of East Asian Studies | January 31, 2022

Partisanship, Fiscal Transfers, and Social Spending in Korea: The Politics of Partial Decentralization

In the last three decades, many Asian democracies have decentralized their political systems to promote the democratic, equal, and efficient distribution of national resources across regions. Nonetheless, most of these…

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Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | January 31, 2022

Transparency and Stability

AbstractWe revisit the theory that Hollyer, Rosendorff, and Vreeland use in their research program on transparency and political stability. We show that in a representative citizen setting and in their…

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Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | January 31, 2022

Parents, Infants, and Voter Turnout: Evidence from the United States

AbstractDespite evidence that infants affect families’ economic and social behaviors, little is known about how young children influence their parents’ political engagement. I show that U.S. women with an infant…

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Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | January 31, 2022

Coordination and Innovation in Judiciaries: Correct Law versus Consistent Law

AbstractWe identify the coordination consideration among judges who do not have formal authority over each other, and investigate its consequences for their decisions and legal innovations. Coordination concerns arise because…

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France- Ministry of Defence | January 31, 2022

Clap de fin pour La Fabrique défense 2021-2022

L’édition 2021-2022 de La Fabrique défense s’est achevée les 28, 29 et 30 janvier par l’événement parisien organisé à la Grande Halle de la Villette. Près de 20 000 personnes…

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Alternatives | January 29, 2022

Cross-border cooperation: a global overview

Alternatives, Ahead of Print. This article is a review of regional cross-border coordination and cooperation around the world. Two questions are raised: when trade dominates, does economic or functional interdependency…

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Armed Forces and Society | January 29, 2022

Nigerian Troops in the War Against Boko Haram: The Civilian–Military Leadership Interest Convergence Thesis

Armed Forces &Society, Ahead of Print. This study interrogates the experiences of Nigerian troops in the war against Boko Haram. The paper’s contribution is bi-dimensional. First, it adds to the…

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Swiss Political Science Review | January 29, 2022

Voting in the Echo Chamber? Patterns of Political Online Activities and Voting Behavior in Switzerland

Abstract Understanding the political consequences of digitalization is among the key challenges for modern societies. A pressing issue is the question whether political online activities make individuals more close-minded and…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Energy | January 28, 2022

Russia Isn’t a Dead Petrostate, and Putin Isn’t Going Anywhere

Jan 27, 2022 If you were wondering whether Europe is running out of options to deal with its continuing energy crisis, one of Britain’s largest energy suppliers just offered an…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Energy | January 28, 2022

Russia’s Oil Weapon May Be More Potent Than Gas Blackmail

Jan 28, 2022 Russian military action in Ukraine could trigger an energy crisis even more serious than the one already hitting Europe. As has been pointed out, should the West hit Russia with severe…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Environment and Climate Change | January 28, 2022

COP 26: There is No Mitigation without Cooperation

Jan 28, 2022 Article 6 is one of the thorniest issues in climate negotiations and determines how countries trade emissions. In Glasgow, countries finally found an agreement on this thorny issue,…

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Rand corp news | January 28, 2022

Despite Push to Reward Physicians for Quality and Value, Most Health Systems Base Pay on Volume

Despite efforts by insurance companies and other payers to move toward compensating physicians based on the quality and value of care they provide, most physicians employed in group practices owned…

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Development Alternatives (DA) | January 28, 2022

Reviving Traditional Water Bodies

The importance of water, a life-growing resource, cannot be over emphasised. India has a low water management score. This is not only making a deep impact on the country’s economic…

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Development Alternatives (DA) | January 28, 2022

Future of Green and Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Among the many cries of ‘build back better’, one wonders who the face of this post-pandemic future in India is. As we design a post-pandemic economic recovery, are we considering…

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Millennium Journal of International Studies | January 28, 2022

‘The Europeans and Americans Don’t Know Africa’: Of Translation, Interpretation, and Extraction

Millennium, Ahead of Print.

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Millennium Journal of International Studies | January 28, 2022

Crafting Stories, Making Peace? Creative Methods in Peace Research

Millennium, Ahead of Print. This article examines the analytical and political potentials of creative methods for peace research. Specifically, the article argues that creative methods can textile, i.e. render material…

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Cooperation and Conflict | January 28, 2022

Trembling city: Policing Freetown’s war-peace transition

Cooperation and Conflict, Ahead of Print. While divided cities are characterized by spatially cemented segregation and polarized divisions, the trembling city is organized around transient and transformative borders. We conceptualize…

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Security Dialogue (Journal) | January 28, 2022

The impact of (counter-)terrorism on public (in)security in Nigeria: A vernacular analysis

Security Dialogue, Ahead of Print. This article examines the impact of (counter-)terrorism on public (in)security in Nigeria through engaging with non-elite understandings of ongoing conflicts in the northeast. Through 41…

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Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) | January 28, 2022

Japan, Singapore must protect global rules-based order: Forum (Straits Times)

At the 15th Japan-Singapore Symposium, speakers emphasised the role of Japan and Singapore in upholding the rule-based international order amid the challenging geopolitical environment and the pandemic. Rising US-China tensions…

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