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The impacts of rising salinity and market inefficiencies on water allocation in the lower Rio Grande
A regional water resource model has been developed to simulate optimal water allocation patterns as both municipal and agricultural consumers respond to changes in water supply and rising salinity levels. Analysis of ...
A domestic institutional approach to the study of foreign policy: Factors affecting dispute behavior
Traditional approaches to the study of international disputes and war have generally aimed at providing very simple and broad explanations. Dominant among theories has been the explanation that war is a result of power ...
Strategic recognition: Watching the state in Shenzhen
Based on three years of ethnographic fieldwork in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, People's Republic of China, I offer a reading of Reform and Opening (Gaige Kaifang) in terms of how individuals recognized, manipulated, ...
Expected utility calculation and alliance reliability
The existing studies on determinants of alliance reliability focus exclusively on alliance types and alliance attributes. One big weakness of this approach is that it depicts the decision making of upholding or disregarding ...
Security policy choices: Foreign policy behavior as a function of threat, capability and governmental structure
This study presents a theoretical model of state security policy choice under varying conditions of external threat and domestic political competition. This model specifies a set of conditions associated with state capability, ...
Target types and the efficacy of economic sanctions
This study of economic sanctions examines the contribution of the target country to sanction outcomes. The theoretical foundation of this research is predicated on the role that target country political attributes play in ...