David Hart’s paper “Energy Innovation Policy: Priorities for the Trump Administration and Congress” was published by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation on December 13, 2016. The New York Times editorial board endorsed the paper’s priorities on December 13, 2016.
Arnauld Nicogossian published a textbook (with Richard S Williams, Carolyn l. Huntoon, Charles R Doarn, James D Polk and Victor Schneider), Space Physiology and Medicine: From Evidence to Practice, published by Springer. The book is introduced by the late Senator and Astronaut John Glenn. A Web based sample syllabus and teaching materials are available to the customers. Since December 10, 2016 the textbook has been downloaded over 1,000 times.
Zoltan Acs launched the 2017 Global Economic Index. He also published The Godfather of Entrepreneurship in The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Modern Entrepreneurship, edited by Audretsch and Lehmann, 2016, 3-13. He coauthored The Tampa Bay Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: The Tide is High Rebecca White, Diana Hechevarría, Siri Terjesen, Zoltan Acs, and David Audretsch.
Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley discussed the safety and security threats posed by gene drives in an article published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: “Gene Drives: The Good, the Bad, and the Hype.”
Kenneth Button published ‘The political economy of shipping US food aid under the Cargo Preference Regime’’ Maritime Economics and Logistics, Vol,18 No, 4, 2016, pp 353–370.
Gregory Koblentz co-authored the essay, “It’s time to modernize bioweapons convention” in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on November 4.
Naoru Koizumi published a paper (with Islam, M.S., Chaussalet T.) “Towards a threshold climate for emergency lower respiratory hospital admissions” (Environmental Research, 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.827, Nov. 2016).
James Pfiffner wrote “The Office of Presidential Personnel,” White House Transition Project Report, (2017), pp. 1-30; “Managing the Federal Executive Branch,” (with graduate student Mary Boardman), in Foundations of Public Administration, edited by Jos C.N. Raadschelders and Richard J. Stillman (Irvine, CA: Melvin & Leigh, 2017), pp. 262-278; and “Staffing the President’s Team,” in Memos to National Leaders, edited by Paul Posner, Janice Lachance, and Tonya Neaves (National Academy of Public Administration, 2016), pp. 28-31.
Paul Posner led an effort with Tonya Neaves to produce a report called Memo to National Leaders for the current transition in power. The report contains 25 memos on major public policy and administration issues authored by leaders in academics and practice from throughout the nation, including Jim Pfiffner, Tim Conlan, and Alan Abramson from the Schar School. The report was sponsored by the Schar School, the National Academy of Public Administration and the American Society of Public Administration.
Louise Shelley published review of: Gangs of Russia: From the Streets to the Corridors of Power by Svetlana Stephenson in Slavic Review Slavic Review, vol. 75, no. 3 (Fall 2016).
Roger Stough published Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development: Some Reflections, Investigaciones Regionales: Journal of Regionl Research, Volume 36, 129-150.
Ming Wan published (with Iida, Keisuke) “Human Rights Institutions in Asia” in Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed. Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order (Ithaca: Cornell University Press 2016), pp. 161-179.
Katrin Anacker published (with Kristen Bakia Crossney) “Exploring the Relationship between the Proportion of Seriously Delinquent Mortgages and the Proportion of Single and/or Female Borrowers at the Census Tract Level in the Philadelphia MSA.” Housing and Society 43.1 (2016): 18-33.
Bassam Haddad published “The Debate in Syria Has Reached a Dead End.” The Nation, October 18, 2016
David Hart had a paper, “Rescuing the Low-Carbon Energy Transition from Magical Thinking,” published by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) on October 27, 2016.
Paul Posner co-edited a new publication for the White House transition project being led by Martha Kumar consisting of a series of briefing books being prepared for the new incumbents of White House staff offices. Posner and Steve Redburn co-authored a briefing book on the Office of Management and Budget, with contributions from nearly 20 former leaders of OMB as well as recordings of video interviews done by George Mason’s Center on the Public Service with former directors and senior leaders of OMB. (White House Transition Project, THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET: AN INSIDER’S GUIDE, Report 2017—22).
Louise Shelley, with student Nazia Hussein, published an article in Connections, “Karachi: Organized Crime in a Key Megacity.” She published commentary in the French-language journal named SÉCURITÉ GLOBALE. She published a review of : Gangs of Russia: From the Streets to the Corridors of Power. By Svetlana Stephenson, Slavic Review Slavic Review, vol. 75, no. 3 (Fall 2016).pp.804-6. She was interviewed on International Affairs Forum, Fall 2016, 32-6.
Ming Wan published (with Iida, Keisuke) “Human Rights Institutions in Asia” In Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed. Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016), pp. 161-179.
Katrin Anacker published (with Yanmei Li.) “Rental Housing Affordability of U.S. Renters during the Great Recession, 2007 to 2009.” Housing and Society 43.1 (2016): 1-17.
Ahsan Butt signed a contract with Cornell University Press for the publication of my forthcoming book, Secession and Security: Explaining State Strategy Against Separatists.
John Earle’s paper on “Finance and Growth at the Firm Level: Evidence from SBA Loans” (co-authored with David Brown of the U.S. Census Bureau) has been accepted at the Journal of Finance.
Justin Gest published a new book, The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality, by Oxford University Press.
David Hart co-authored “America’s Advanced Industries: New Trends,” which was released by the Brookings Institution in August 2016.
Kenneth Reinert published (with Oda T. Reinert and Gelaye Debebe) “The New OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Better But Not Good Enough,” Development in Practice, 26:6.
Hilton Root published: “The Case for Global Realism: An Assessment of the Mahbubani-Summers Thesis”, The International Economy. Summer 2016, pp. 54-58.
Sita Slavov published “Taxes, Transfers, Progressivity, and Redistribution: Part 2” (with Alan Viard), Tax Notes, September 26, 2016, pp. 1879-1889; “Taxes, Transfers, Progressivity, and Redistribution: Part 1” (with Alan Viard), Tax Notes, September 5, 2016, pp. 1437-1450; and “The Welfare Cost of Retirement Uncertainty” (with Frank Caliendo, Maria Casanova, and Aspen Gorry) for the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Roger Stough wrote a paper “The Rise of China’s Innovation Economy: ‘Opening Up’ Policy to Manufacturing Maturity, and on to Innovation Based Economic Growth and Labor Market Dynamics?” with Yongda Yu, Junbo Yu, and Xinglin Pan.
Jack Goldstone published a chapter in the report “Is Europe Unraveling?” for Russia Direct.
George Guess’s book with Thomas Husted was just published by Routledge: International Public Policy Analysis. He was interviewed on August 24, 2016 by VOA on Macedonia and the Balkans.
Don Kash, emeritus professor and one of the founders of the former School of Public Policy, recently had his book The Complexity Challenge translated into Chinese and published by Peking University Press.
Gregory Koblentz published a book chapter, “Quandaries in Contemporary Biodefense Research,” in Filippa Lentzos, ed., Biological Threats in the 21st Century (London: Imperial College Press, 2016), pp. 303-328.
Jessica Srikantia published a peer-reviewed article “The structural violence of globalization”, in Critical Perspectives on International Business, Vol. 12 Iss 3 pp. 222 – 258.
Jennifer Victor and Gina Yanitell Reinhardt have forthcoming, “Competing for the Platform: How Organized Interests Affect Party Positioning in the United States,” in Party Politics.
Ming Wan published “Human Rights in U.S.-China Relations” in Andrew T.H. Tan, ed, A Handbook of US China Relations (Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publisher, 2016), pp. 122-139.
David J. Armor published “Why Busing was Definitely Not a Fake Issue,” Brown Center Chalkboard, for The Brookings Institution.
Ahsan Butt wrote a Peace Brief for the United States Institute of Peace on nationalist narratives in Pakistani history textbooks.
A. Lee Fritschler published a book with Catherine E. Rudder and Yon Jung Choi, Public Policymaking by Private Organizations: Challenges to Democratic Governance, Brookings Institution Press, 2016.
Mark Katz published “The GCC View of Russia: Diminishing Expectations,” The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington.
Naoru Koizumi published (with Gentili, M., Ganesan, R. Chen., C.H., Melancon, K. Waters, N., et al.,) “Ch. 15. Mathematical Optimization and Simulation Analyses for Optimal Liver Allocation Boundaries” in Healthcare Data Analytics in the Wiley Series in Operations Research and Management Science. Edited by Yang Hui and Eva Kylee, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2016
Eric McGlinchey published “Leadership Succession, Great Power Ambitions, and the Future of Central Asia,” in Central Asian Affairs 3:3 (July 2016).
Bonnie Stabile has published two chapters in the Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, Edited by Ali Farazmand, and published by Springer: “Program Evaluation” and “Ethical Issues in Regulating Reproductive Technologies”.
Stefan Toepler has an article, “From Liberal to Conservative: Shifting Cultural Policy Regimes in post-Soviet Russia,” in press at the International Journal of Cultural Policy.
Ming Wan published a book review in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific 16, 3 (September 2016).
Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley contributed a chapter in Biological Threats in the 21st Century, which is scheduled to be published in July 2016 by Imperial College Press, London, UK.
Jo-Marie Burt published the article “From heaven to hell in ten days: The genocide trial in Guatemala” in a special double issue of the Journal of Genocide Research (Vol 18 Nos 2-3, 2016). She is leading a project with the Open Society Justice Initiative to monitor prosecutions of grave crimes cases connected to Guatemala’s internal armed conflict. Her reports can be viewed on the International Justice Monitor website.
Phillip Magness published “For-Profit Universities and the Roots of Adjunctification in US Higher Education” in Liberal Education, Vol. 102, No. 2 (Spring 2016).
Hilton Root’s essay “Global Political Dynamics and the Science of Complex Systems” appears in Non-Equilibrium Social Science and Policy: Introduction and Essays on new and Changing Paradigms in Socio-economic Thinking. Edited by Jeffrey Johnson, Andrzej Nowak, Paul Ormerod, Bridget Roswell, and Yi-Cheng Zhang. Springer, 2016: 95-109. Princeton University Press announces the paperback reedition in its Fall 2016 catalogue of Root’s 2006 Capital and Collusion: The Political Logic of Global Economic Development. Princeton has contracted with the Chinese Press CITIC for the Chinese Translation to appear next year. Translations have already appeared in Korean and Bahasa Melayu. China’s CITIC press has also reached an agreement with MIT University Press to translate and distribute Dynamics Among Nations in China. The Chinese version is scheduled for publication next year.
Zoltan Acs published (with eva komlosi and szerb Laszlo) “Quality-related regional differences in entrepreneurship based on the GEDI methodology: the case of hungaryn” acta Oceonomica, vol 65(3), 455- 477, 2016.
Kenneth Button published The Economics and Political Economy of Transportation Security by Edward Elgar Publishing.
Daniel Druckman published (with V. Rosoux) “Focal points and turning points in negotiation: A comparative analysis” in Negotiation Journal 32 (2): 127-150.
Justin Gest published Gest, Justin. “Pro- and Anti-System Behavior: A Complementary Approach to Voice and Silence in Studies of Political Behavior,” Citizenship Studies, 19 (5); “The White Working Class Minority: A Counter-Narrative,” Politics, Groups, and Identities, 4(1); “Reluctant Pluralists: Western Muslims and Essentialist Identity Structures” Ethnic and Racial Studies, 38(11); and (with Sean W.D. Gray) “Silent Citizenship: The Politics of Marginality in Unequal Democracies” Citizenship Studies, 19 (5).
Jack Goldstone published “Explaining Current Fertility Dynamics in Tropical Africa from an Anthropological Perspective: A Cross-cultural Investigation,” (with Andrey Korotayev, Julia Zinkina, and Sergey Shulgin) in Cross-Cultural Research.
Mark Katz published “The Russian Approach to Middle East Conflicts and the Arab World,” IEMed. Mediterranean Yearbook 2016, IEMed (European Institute of the Mediterranean).
James Pfiffner published an article in Presidential Studies Quarterly, “Magna Carta and the Contemporary Presidency.” He published two book chapters: “White House Rules: The Post-World War II Presidency,” in Triumphs and Tragedies of the Modern Presidency; and “The First Hundred Says: Myth and Mystique,” in Triumphs and Tragedies of the Modern Presidency.
Ming Wan published a book review in Political Science Quarterly 131, 1 (Spring 2016), pp. 190-91.
Zoltan Acs’ latest scholarly article is “National Systems Innovation” published in the Journal of Technology Transfer.
David J. Armor, with Chenna Reddy Cotla (ICES) & Thomas Stratmann (Economics), published “Spurious Relationships Arising from Aggregate Variables in Linear Regression,” in Quality & Quantity (International Journal of Methodology).
Michael V. Hayden published his memoir, Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror. It has spent six weeks on the NY Times best seller list; it was number one top non-fiction in the Washington post; and it was an Amazon Beat Seller.
Mariely Lopez-Santana published a solicited book review in the journal Social Policy and Administration 50 (1): 124-25.
Jennifer Nicoll Victor will publish (with Gregory Koger) “Financing Friends: How Lobbyists Create a Web of Relationships among Members of Congress,” forthcoming in Interest Groups & Advocacy.
Ming Wan published “Sino-Japanese Relations during the Obama Presidency” in The Wilson Quarterly 39, 1.
Daniel Druckman and L. Wagner published “Justice and Negotiation” in Annual Review of Psychology.
Jonathan Gifford was quoted in the Washington Post in a March 12 article on the Metro’s purple line light rail system in Maryland.
Frank Manheim’s SSRN working paper “TRUMP CARDS II: SIGNIFICANCE OF THE DONALD’S RISE, HIS AUDACIOUS TWO-LAYERED CAMPAIGN, AND HIS ACHILLES HEELS” is listed among top ten downloads for Political Science Research Network. It was also recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for the theme: AARN: Theorizing Politics & Power.
Kenneth A. Reinert published “No Small Hope: The Basic Goods Imperative,” in W. Dolfsma, M. White, D. Figart, E. Mutari and R. McCaster, eds., Social Economics: Critical Concepts in Economics, Routledge.
Hilton Root’s paper, “The Hypocrisy Trap and U.S. Soft Power” was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for: PSN: Foreign Policy-Making. He and PhD student Hong Zhang wrote an op-ed, “Globalization’s Broken Promise,” for U.S. News and World Report. The article was the subject of a discussion on Voice of America.
Catherine E. Rudder, A. Lee Fritschler, and PhD student Yon Jung Choi have written a book titled Public Policymaking by Private Organizations: Challenges to Democratic Governance to be released by the Brookings Institution Press this summer.
J.P. Singh created and launched a new open-access peer-reviewed journal Arts & International Affairs, an official journal of the Policy Studies Organization. He published “Representing Participation in ICT4D Projects” (with Mikkel Flyverbom) in Telecommunications Policy; “A Subaltern Performance: Circulations of Gender, Islam, and Nation in India’s Song of Defiance” in Arts and International Affairs, 1:1; and “Editorial: Remix and Perspectives” in Arts & International Affairs, 1:1. He presented three papers and chaired three other panels at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, March 16-19. He began two-year Presidential Appointment to the International Studies Association Finance Committee.
Heidi Smith published “What Encourages Cities to Become Sustainable? Measuring the Effectiveness of Implementing Local Adaptation Policies” with Edgar E. Ramírez de la Cruz in the International Journal of Public Administration.
Jessica Terman published her article, “What happens when rules stay the same? Examining changes in implementation intent over time” in The International Journal of Public Administration. She published “Walking in the Shadow of Pressman and Wildavsky: Expanding Fiscal Federalism and Goal Congruence Theories to Single-Shot Games” in Review of Policy Research (with Anthony Kassekert, Richard Feiock, and Kaifeng Yang).
Zoltan Acs published “Global Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Incentives: The Mason Years,” Edward Elgar Publishers. He made a presentation about philanthropy to the American chapter of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences meeting in Long Beach, California.
Katrin Anacker published “Saving While Black: From the Freeman’s Savings Bank, to Public Policy Missing in Action, to a New Downpayment Savings Product and Policy” in the Banking and Financial Services Policy Report: A Journal of Trends in Regulation and Supervision 34.12 (2015): 12-18.
Ahsan Butt published a journal article in Politics and Religion, “Street Power: Friday Prayers, Islamist Protests, and Islamization in Pakistan,” published by Cambridge University Press.
Ken Button published “Public-private partnerships: A review of economic considerations with particular reference to transportation projects” in Transportation Planning and Technology, Vol.39, No.2, pp. 136-161. He co-authored with G. Martini and D. Scotti, “Impacts of the Arab Spring on trade in airline services” in Vol.23, No.7, pp. 532-535 2016, Applied Economics Letters.
James K. Conant and Peter Balint’s book “The Life Cycles of the Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency: 1970 – 2035” was published by Oxford University Press in March 2016.
David Hart co-authored a report, The Demographics of Innovation in the United States, for the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
Michael Hayden released a new book, “Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror,” detailing his time as Director of the CIA and NSA. The book is currently a #1 bestseller on Amazon.
Philip Magness published “Abraham Lincoln and Colonization,” The Essential Civil War Curriculum.
Brian Mazanec published a book, The Evolution of Cyber War, has received positive reviews and was highlighted in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Eric McGlinchey authored a policy memo “Foreign Policy Consequences of Homegrown Eurasian Nationalism,” PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo No. 418, (February 2016).
Pris Regan published an article “Response to Privacy as a Public Good” in the Duke Law Journal Online vol 65 (February 2016), pp. 51-65.
Ken Reinert’s textbook, An Introduction to International Economics: New Perspectives on the World Economy, has been translated into Chinese and published by Renmin University Press.
Hilton Root published a paper, THE US FOREIGN AID POLICY TO THE MIDDLE EAST: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF US ASSISTANCE TO THE MENA REGION,” which was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for: ERN: Other Development Economics: Regional & Country Studies (Topic) and PSN: Foreign Aid (Topic).
Frank Shafroth published a law review article, “2014: The Year of Walking the Fiscal Tightrope,” in the Wayne State Journal of Law in Society.
Sita Slavov published a book review for Cambridge University Press on “Get What’s Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security” by Laurence J. Kotlikoff , Philip Moeller and Paul Solman (eds).
Roger Stough co-wrote with Dr. Ting Zhang (a graduate of the Schar School Ph.D. program and now professor of Business Administration at the University of Baltimore) “Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth in China,” World Scientific Publishers, Singapore. It was rated by the National Library of China as the best current English book on China.
Katrin B. Anacker published “Analyzing Census Tract Foreclosure Risk Rates in Mature and Developing Suburbs in the United States,” in Urban Geography 36.8 (2015); and edited (2015) Celebrating Our Past, Planning for the Future for the 2015 Conference Proceedings Housing Education and Research Association.
Kenneth Button published “Saving airline deregulation: Ryanair to the rescue,” in the Milken Institute Review Vol. 18, No.1, 2016, pp. 36-47.
Katharine Destler had an article accepted for publication: with Stephen Page, “Moving toward Mixed Service Delivery: The Growth in Schools Run by Non-governmental Providers in Ten Cities. Forthcoming at International Public Management Journal.
Andrew Hughes Hallett published: “Growth Maximising Public Debt under Changing Demographics” in Macroeconomic Dynamics; “Correlations between Macroeconomic Cycles in the US and UK: What Can a Frequency Domain Analysis Tell Us?”in Italian Economic Journal inaugural issue (with P Crowley); “Stabilization and Expanded Commitment: The Value of Forward Guidance in Economies with Rational Expectations” in Macroeconomic Dynamics, (to appear, 2016); “Three Different Approaches to Transparency in Monetary Policy” in Economia Politica (with M Demertzis) to appear in 2016; and “Fiscal Multipliers in Downturns and the Effects of Euro Area Consolidation” in Applied Economic Letters, (with A. Rannenberg and S. Gechert).
Sonia Listokin published “Industry Self-Regulation of Consumer Data Privacy and Security,” in the Journal of Information Technology and Privacy Law.
Mariely Lopez-Santana published “Intergovernmental and Intra-governmental Solutions to the Unemployment Problem: Reconfiguring the Architecture of Active Welfare States in Europe” in Bianculli, A. and Hoffmann, A. (eds.) Regional Organizations and Social Policy in Latin America and Europe: A Space for Social Citizenship? (Development, Justice and Citizenship Series: Palgrave Macmillan).
Phillip Magness published a journal article with Jason Brennan, “Estimating the Cost of Justice for Adjuncts: A Case Study in University Business Ethics” in Journal of Business Ethics.
James Pfiffner published an article in Presidential Studies Quarterly: “The Constitutional Legacy of George W. Bush,” (December 2015), pp. 727-741.
Heidi Jane Marie Smith published “Now for Public Debt in Mexico: Policy Lessons for the Effective Oversight of State and Municipal Government Finances,” For the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. She published a chapter in Institutions of Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations. She also published a report “Governance, Performance, and the Best Reform Practices in State-Owned Enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean and Korea.”
Roger Stough published (with J. Yu) Industrial Cluster Analysis, “Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development”, In Nakamura, L. and N. Toshihiko (Eds.) (2015) Food Security and Industrial Clustering in Northeast Asia, Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 255-282.
Jessica Terman published “The Effect of Formal and Informal Contracting Mechanisms on Implementation Performance in the U.S. Federalist System” in Local Government Studies (with Richard Feiock).
Tojo Thatchenkery published Managing complex organizational change: Action-oriented approaches for sustaining positive interventions, New Delhi: Bloomsbury; Optimizing business growth: Strategies for scaling up, New Delhi: Bloomsbury; Appreciative Intelligence®: post merger communication in a public organization; International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, 15 (2/3/4), 115-127; with I. Parkkinen & H Lehtimäki (2015). Leveraging Appreciative Intelligence® for enhancing organisational change. International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, 15(2/3/4), 101-114; with G.D. Sardana (2015). Engaging with positive inquiry for organisational change. International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, 15(2/3/4), 97-100; with G.D. Sardana (2015). International trends in service technology from multiple sectors. International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 21(1/2/3); with G.D. Sardana (2015). Special issue: Leveraging technology marketing for producing social good and firm’s success. International Journal of Technology Marketing, 10 (2), 195-231.
Stefan Toepler published an article with Lester Salamon of Johns Hopkins University, titled “Government–Nonprofit Cooperation: Anomaly or Necessity?,” in VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations , Volume 26, Issue 6.
Zoltan Acs’ Global Entrepreneurship Network released its 2016 index.
Katrin Anacker published, with Janes H. Carr, “The Complex History of the Federal Housing Administration: Building Wealth, Promoting Segregation, and Rescuing the U.S. Housing Market and the Economy.” Banking and Financial Services Policy Report: A Journal of Trends in Regulation and Supervision 34.8 (2015): 10-18.
Robert J. McGrath, with Jon C. Rogowski, and Josh M. Ryan, published a book chapter “The Power of Institutional Design: Governors, Vetoes, and Legislative Outcomes” In The American Governor: Power, Constraint, and Leadership in the States, ed. David P. Redlawsk. New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan.
Hilton Root published “Lootable Resources and Political Virtue: The Economic Governance of Lee Kuan Yew, Ferdinand Marcos and Chiang Kai Skek Compared,” in Building Inclusive Democracies in ASEAN, eds. Ronald Mendoza, Edsel L. Beja Fr., Julio C. Teehankee, Antonio G.M. La Vina, and Maria Fe Villamejor Mendoza (Manilla: Anvil Publishing, 2015).
Ming Wan published Understanding Japan-China Relations: Theories and Issues (Singapore: World Scientific, 2015).
Zoltan Acs published “Philanthropy, Competition and Local Competitiveness: A Schumpeterian Conundrum,” Chapter 13, Oxford Handbook on Local Competitiveness, Audretsch, Link and Walshok (eds), Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 268-285.
Philip Auerswald published a chapter in National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) conference volume, The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy. Dr. Auerswald published a chapter in Oxford Handbook of Local Competitiveness. The Kauffman Foundation released his paper, “Enabling Entrepreneurial Ecosystems.”
Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley’s recent book Barriers to Bioweapons (Cornell University Press, 2014) was purchased by KW publishers in India to reprint for wider distribution in India.
Jo-Marie Burt published a chapter entitled “Truth, Justice and Memory: The Criminal Trial in the case of the 1985 Accomarca Massacre” (in Spanish) in the edited volume, Transitional Justice Policies: Comparative Studies of the Legacy of the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Lima, Peru: Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, 2015).
Sita Slavov’s new working papers include, “Does Retirement Improve Health and Life Satisfication?” “The Cost of Uncertainty about the Timing of Social Security Reform;” and “Work Incentives in the Social Security Disability Benefit Formula.”
Roger Stough with Mohammad Hossein Sharifadegan and Behzad Malekpour, published “Regional endogenous development based conceptualizing a regional productivity model for application in Iran”, Applied Spatial Analysis, published October 15, 2015.
Katrin Anacker published “The Little Downpayment Savings Policy That Could: Revisiting Building and Loan Societies and Their Products in Times of the Tight Credit Box and the Pending Housing Finance Reform” in Housing and Society.
Jo-Marie Burt published a chapter entitled “Transitional Justice in Uruguay: From Impunity to Accountability and Back” (in Spanish) in the edited volume, Política y memoria: A cuarenta años de los golpes de estado en Chile y Uruguay [Politics and Memory: Forty years since the coups d’état in Chile and Uruguay], A.M. Buriano, S. Dutrénit Bielous and D. Vásquez Valencia, eds. (Mexico City, Mexico: FLACSO and Instituto Mora, 2015): 165-183.
Kenneth Button published the following: “European Union expansion and seaport efficiency in the North Adriatic,” with T. Kramberger in Applied Economic Letters, 22(9) pp. 700-703, 2015; “The Application and the Outcomes, How Right was Alfred Kahn in The Economics of Regulation About the Effects of the Deregulation of the US domestic airline market?” in History of Political Economy, 47(1), 1-39, 2015; “African Decolonization and Air Transportation,” with G. Martini and D. Scotti in Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 49 (4), 626-339, 2015; “Connecting African Urban Areas: Airline Networks and Intra-Sub-Saharan Trade,” with G. Martini, and D. Scotti in Journal of Transport Geography, 42,84–8 9, 2015; “Incorporating Subjective Elements into Liners’ Seaport Choice Assessment,” with T. Kramberger in Transport Policy, 44, 125-133, 2015; “Are We Learning Much of Use?” in Transport Reviews, 35(5), 555-558, 2015; “Economic Factors Affecting the Registration of Lower CO2 Emitting Aircraft in Europe,” with A. Brugnoli, G. Martini and D. Scotti in Transportation Research Series D: Transport and Environment, 38, 117-124, 2015.
Naoru Koizumi published “Geographic Variation in Cold Ischemia Time: Kidney vs. Liver Transplantation in the United States, 2003-2011” with DasGupta, D., Patel A., Smith, T.E., Mayer J.D., Callender C., and Melancon J.K. in Transplantation Direct, 2015, Volume 1(7) p e27.
James Pfiffner published a chapter entitled, “Presidents Bush, Obama and the Surveillance of Americans,” in The Quest for Leadership: Essays in Honor of Thomas E. Cronin. Michael Genovese, ed. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2015), pp. 131-148.
Kenneth Reinert published “Food Security as Basic Goods Provision,” World Medical and Health Policy, 7:3, 2015. Dr. Reinert’s book An Introduction to International Economics: New Perspectives on the World Economy was translated into Chinese and published by China Renmin University Press.
Louise Shelley wrote a chapter in newly published book: “Crime and Corruption,” in Putin’s Russia: Past Imperfect, Future Uncertain ed. Stephen K. Wegren, 6th ed. (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015), 193-213.
Sita Slavov co-authored the study “Does Retirement Improve Health and Life Satisfaction?” with Utah State University researchers Aspen Gorry and Devon Gorry, analyzing the effects of retirement on physical and mental health, life satisfaction, and use of health care.
Bonnie Stabile’s article, “Ethics of Regulating Reproductive Technologies: Women as Child Bearers, Rights Bearers, and Objects of Paternalism,” was published in the latest issue of Public Integrity, Issue 4.
Katrin Anacker and Laurie Schintler published “Flip That House: Visualising and Analysing Potential Real Estate Flipping Transactions in a Cold Local Housing Market in the United States” in International Journal of Housing Policy.
Colin Dueck published the book, The Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy Today, Oxford University Press, in May 2015.
Philip Magness published “The American System and the Political Economy of Black Colonization” in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Vol. 37, No. 2.
Priscilla Regan published “Constructing the Suspicious: Data Production, Circulation and Interpretation by DHS Fusion Centers,” Administration and Society 47(6) (with Torin Monahan and Krista Caven); and “Privacy and the Common Good: Revisited,” in Social Dimensions of Privacy: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, ed. by Beate Roessler and Dorota Mokrosinska. London: Cambridge University Press.
Mark J. Rozell published the journal articles “White House Equities: The New Executive Privilege” in Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. 45, No. 2 (with Daniel Z. Epstein); and “The Libertarian Right and the Religious Right” in Perspectives on Political Science, Vol 44., No. 2 (co-written with SPGIA PhD student Charles Keckler).
Louise Shelley published the book chapter “Crime and Corruption,” in Putin’s Russia: Past Imperfect, Future Uncertain ed. Stephen K. Wegren, 6th ed.
Eric Shiraev published “Current Debates in International Relations” at Oxford University Press (the book is co-authored with V.M.Zubok, London School of Economics).
Sita Slavov published the paper “Has the Affordable Care Act increased part-time employment?” in Applied Economic Letters.
Ming Wan published “China and International Cooperation on the Environment: Historical and Intellectual Roots of Chinese Thinking about the Environment.” in The United States, China, and the Struggle for World Order: Ideas, Traditions, Historical Legacies, and Global Visions; and “Xinshiji de rizhong guanxi” [Japan-China relations in the new century], in Riben waijiao yanjiu yu zhongri guanxi-haineiwai huaren xuezhe de shijiao [Studies of Japanese diplomacy and Sino-Japanese relations: perspectives of Chinese scholars].
Anne Washington published a new book Failure-Driven Innovation, published by artop, an affiliate Institute of the Humboldt-Universität of Berlin.
Prof. Shelley directs the SPGIA’s Terrorism, Transnational Crime, and Corruption Center (TRACCC).
Ahsan Butt: Do nuclear weapons affect the guns-butter trade-off? Evidence on nuclear substitution from Pakistan and beyondProfessor Butt’s article was published in Conflict, Security & Development, Volume 15, Issue 3, 2015.
- Prof. Thrall is director of the master’s and Ph.D. programs in biodefense at SPGIA.
- Prof. Katz does research on and teaches Russian foreign policy, transnational revolutionary movements, and other subjects at SPGIA.
Stuart S. Malawer, “Chinese Economic Cyber Espionage: U.S. Litigation in the WTO and Other Diplomatic Remedies,” Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, forthcoming (2015).Prof. Malawer is a Distinguished Service Professor of Law and International Trade at SPGIA, where he teaches courses and does research on international trade law, national security, and other subjects. He has been a member of the Virginia Governor’s trade missions to China and India.
Connie L. McNeely, Willie Pearson, and Lisa Frehill, editors, Advancing Women in Science: An International Perspective (Springer 2015).Prof. McNeely’s teaching and research encompass science and technology, healthcare, organizational behavior, public policy, governance, social theory, and culture. She currently directs major projects on big data analytics, on scientific networks, and on migration and diversity in the science and technology workforce.
Priscilla Regan and Diana Sweet, “Girls and Online Drama: Aggression, Surveillance, or Entertainment,” in chapter in Jane Bailey and Valerie Steeves, eds., eGirls, eCitizens (University of Ottawa Press, 2015).Prof. Regan specializes in the social, policy, and legal implications of information technologies at SPGIA, where she serves as senior associate dean. Diana Sweet is a doctoral student in political science at SPGIA.
- Prof. Washington’s research at SPGIA investigates socio-technical aspects of transparency initiatives, data standards and electronic government projects. In 2012, she was the first U.S. citizen to be invited as a fellow with the Pribilla Foundation at the Leipzig Graduate School of Management.
Desmond Dinan, Europe Recast: A History of European Union, 2nd edition (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers and Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)Desmond Dinan holds the Jean Monnet Chair in European Public Policy at SPGIA and serves as director of Mason’s Center for Global Studies. His research interests include the historiography of European integration; the history, institutions and governance of the EU; regional integration in the context of globalization; and prospects for global governance.
Alan Abramson, Benjamin Soskis, and Stefan Toepler, “Public-Philanthropic Partnerships: A Review of Recent Trends,” Foundation Review, 2014.Profs. Abramson and Toepler teach and conduct research on non-profit organizations and public management at SPGIA. Prof. Abramson will serve as president of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations in 2015-2016.
Zolnik, E., “Commuting Paradox,” in Encyclopedia of Transportation: Social Science and Policy, ed. Mark Garrett (Sage, 2014).Prof. Zolnik studies and teaches courses on community and regional development; safe and sustainable transportation; and multilevel modeling at SPGIA.
Jack Goldstone (with Andrey Korotayev and Julia Zinkina), “Phases of Global Demographic Transition Correlate with Phases of the Great Divergence and Great Convergence,” Technological Forecasting and Social Change 95:163-169 (2015).Prof. Goldstone holds the Virginia E. and John T. Hazel, Jr. Chair and directs the Center for Global Policy at SPGIA. His research focuses on politics, social movements, democratization, and long-term social change.
John S. Earle, “The Impact of Privatization on Employment and Earnings,” IZA World of Labor, October 2014.Professor Earle teaches economics and is the Director of the Center for Micro-Economic Policy Research at SPGIA.
Justin Gest et al., “Comparing Immigration Policies: An Overview from the IMPALA Database,” International Migration Review (2015)Prof. Gest’s interests include comparative politics, minority political behavior, and immigration policy. While a fellow at Harvard in 2013-2014, he won that institution’s highest prizes for both teaching and student advising.
Gregory Koblentz, “America’s Next Big Challenge: Preventing an Iranian Nuclear Leakout,” National Interest (May 15, 2015)Prof. Koblentz’s research focuses on international security and weapons of mass destruction, and he serves as deputy director of SPGIA’s biodefense graduate program.
- Prof. Dueck’s new book assesses the President’s overall foreign policy approach, describing it as a form of retrenchment and accommodation designed to focus on domestic legacies. He teaches and does research in the fields of international relations and U.S. politics at SPGIA.
Andrew Hughes-Hallett and Patrick Crowley, “Great Moderation or “Will o’ the Wisp”? A Time-Frequency Decomposition of GDP for the US and UK,” Journal of Macroeconomics 44:82-97 (2015).Prof. Hughes-Hallett is University Professor at SPGIA, a member of the Scottish Fiscal Commission, and an advisor to the European Parliament on economic and monetary affairs.
Gregory D. Koblentz,” Dual-Use Research as a Wicked Problem,” Frontiers in Public Health, 2:1-4 (2014).Prof. Koblentz’s research focuses on international security and weapons of mass destruction, and he serves as deputy director of SPGIA’s biodefense graduate program.
Katrin B. Anacker and James H. Carr, “The Past and Current Politics of Housing Finance and the Future of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Homeownership in the United States,” Banking and Financial Services Policy Report 33.7 (2014): 1-10.Prof. Anacker is Associate Professor at SPGIA and North American Editor of the International Journal of Housing Policy. Her research interests include housing policy, race and public policy, and real estate markets.