Emilie M. Hafner-Burton
Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

Working Papers

Political Science Research on International Law: The State of the Field. With Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, David G. Victor, Yonatan Lupu. ILAR, Working Paper #1, 2011. Now published (see below).

Governing Water, Land and Energy: Major Insights from a Study at the University of California, San Diego. With David G. Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #2 (forthcoming).

Governance of Impacts to Land and Water Resources from Oil Sands Development in Alberta. With Sarah M. Jordaan. ILAR, Working Paper #3, 2011.

Governing Water in China: Implications from Four Case Studies. With Fang Rong. ILAR, Working Paper #4, August 2011.

Water and Land Management of the Production of Sugarcane Ethanol in Sao Paulo State. With Patricia Guardabassi. ILAR, Working Paper #5, 2011.

Generating Electricity in a Dry Country: Governance of Water and Energy in South Africa. With Nick Segal. ILAR, Working Paper #6, 2011.

The Gas Promise. With David G. Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #7, 2013.

Human Rights Institutions, Sovereignty Costs, and Democratization. With Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Edward Mansfield, and Jon Pevehouse. ILAR, Working Paper #8, 2013, also posted on SSRN

Elite Behavior: Rationality in International Relations. With Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Alex Hughes, and David G. Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #9, 2012, also posted on SSRN

The Latin Bias: Regions, the Western Media and Human Rights Coverage, 1981-2000. With Emilie M. Hafner-Burton and James Ron
ILAR, Working Paper #10, 2011, forthcoming International Studies Quarterly 

International Regimes for Human Rights. With Emilie M. Hafner-Burton. ILAR, Working Paper #11, 2011, forthcoming Annual Review of Political Science

Coal Liquefaction Policy in China: Explaining the Policy Reversal Since 2006. With Fang Rong and David G. Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #12, 2011, also posted on Energy Policy

Decision Makers Preferences for International Legal Cooperation. With Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Brad L. LeVeck, David G. Victor, and James H. Fowler
ILAR, Working Paper #13, 2014.

Surviving Elections: Government-Sponsored Election Violence and Leader Tenure. With Susan D. Hyde, and Ryan S. Jablonski. ILAR, Working Paper #15, 2015.

Strategic Enforcement: Results from an Elite Survey Experiment on International Trade Agreement. With 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? With Fang Rong and David Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #17, 2012.

Predictability Versus Flexibility: Secrecy in International Investment Arbitration. With Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld and David G. Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #18, 2015.

A Political Theory on Water Governance. With David G. Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #19, 2013.

Why do smart people disagree about facts? Some perspectives on climate denialism. With David G. Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #20, 2014.

Water Management Policy in Brazil. With David G. Victor, Paulo Almeida, Linda Wong. ILAR, Working Paper #21, 2015. 

Compliance and International Cooperation: The Risk of Default. With Brad L. LeVeck and David G. Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #22, 2015.

How International Law Helps Activists. With Brad L. LeVeck and David G. Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #23, 2015.

The Corporate Human Rights Lobby. With 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. With Layna Mosley and Robert Galantucci. ILAR, Working Paper #25, Forthcoming. 2015.

Against International Settlement? Secrecy, Adjudication and the Transformation of International Law. With Sergio Puig and David G. Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #26. Forthcoming, 2015.

Unequal Opportunity: Corporations and Congressional Foreign Policy Lobbying. With Thad Kousser and David G. Victor. ILAR, Working Paper #27, 2014.

Published Studies

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

Decision Maker Preferences for International Legal Cooperation.
With Brad L. LeVeck, David G. Victor and James H. Fowler. International Organization, 2014.

A social science of human rights With Emilie M. Hafner-Burton. Journal of Peace Research, 2014.

When Do Governments Resort to Election Violence? With Emilie M. Hafner-Burton, Susan D. Hyde and Ryan S. Jablonski. British Journal of Political Science, 2014. Appendix, BJPSReplication.do, BJPSReplication.dta

Making Human Rights A Reality
. Princeton University Press, 2013.

Forced to be Good: Why Trade Agreements Boost Human Rights. Cornell University Press, 2009.

The Latin Bias: Regions, the Western Media and Human Rights Coverage, 1981-2000. With James Ron.. International Studies Quarterly, 2013.

The Cognitive Revolution and the Political Psychology of Elite Decision Making. With Alex Hughes and David G. Victor. Perspectives on Politics, 2013.

Delegation to Firms Under Public International Law: Private Rights of Action under NAFTA Chapters 11 and 19. With David G. Victor. Working Paper August 2012.

Why The International Criminal Court Isn't Working (and How It Can). With Barbara Walter. Working Paper August 2012.

International Regimes for Human Rights. Annual Review of Political Science, 2012.

International Relations for International Law. With David G. Victor and Yonatan Lupu. American Journal of International Law, 2012.

War, Trade, and Distrust: Why Trade Agreements Don't Always Keep the Peace. With Alexander H. Montgomery. Conflict Management and Peace Science, 2012.

Trade and Development Agreements for Human Rights? GREAT Insights, 2012.

Emergency and Escape: Explaining Derogations from Human Rights Treaties. With Laurence R. Helfer and Christopher J. Fariss. International Organizations, 2011.

Mainstreaming International Governance: The Environment, Gender, and IO Performance in the European Union. With Mark A. Pollack. Review of International Organizations, 2010.

Tortured Relations: Human Rights Abuses and Counterterrorism Cooperation. With Jacob N. Shapiro. PS: Political Science & Politics, 2010.

Book Review: Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics. Beth A. Simmons, 2009. American Journal of International Law, 2010.

Network Analysis for International Relations. With Miles Kahler and Alexander Montgomery. International Organization, 2009.

Seeing Double: Human Rights Impact Through Qualitative and Quantitative Eyes. With James Ron. World Politics, 2009.

Globalization and the Power Politics of International Economic Networks. With Alexander Montgomery. Cornell University Press, 2009.

IO Performance on Cross-Cutting Policy Mandates: Gender Mainstreaming in the European Union: Getting the Incentives Right. With Mark A. Pollack. Comparative European Politics, 2009.

The Power Politics of Regime Complexity: Human Rights Conditionality in Europe. Perspectives on Politics, 2009.

Human Rights Institutions, Membership, and Compliance. With Jon Pevehouse and Jana von Stein.

The Network Politics of International Organizations: Structural Inequality in the International System. With Alexander H. Montgomery.

Sticks and Stones: Naming and Shaming and the Human Rights Enforcement Problem. International Organization, 2008. Data

International Organizations Count: What Statistics Say About IOs. With Jana von Stein and Erik Gartzke. Special issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2008.

Power or Plenty: Do International Trade Organizations Shape Economic Sanctions? With Alexander H. Montgomery. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2008.

International Human Rights Law and the Politics of Legitimacy: Repressive States and Human Rights Treaties. With Kiyoteru Tsutsui and John Meyer. International Sociology, 2008.

The Hegemon's Purse: No Economic Peace Between Democracies. With Alexander Montgomery. Journal of Peace Research, 2007.

Preventing Human Rights Abuse. With James Ron. Journal of Peace Research, 2007.

Justice Lost! The Failure of International Human Rights Law to Matter Where Needed Most. With Kiyoteru Tsutsui. Journal of Peace Research, 2007.

Book Review. Conflict and Compliance: State Responses to International Human Rights Pressure. Sonia Cardenas, 2007. Perspectives on Politics, 2007.

Power Positions: International Organizations, Social Networks, and Conflict. With Alexander Montgomery. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2006.

Trading Human Rights: How Preferential Trade Agreements Influence Government Repression. International Organization, 2005.

Human Rights Practices in a Globalizing World: The Paradox of Empty Promises. With Kiyo Tsutsui. American Journal of Sociology, 2005.

Right or Robust? The Sensitive Nature of Political Repression in an era of Globalization. Journal of Peace Research, 2005.

Book Review. Backwaters of Global Prosperity: How Forces of Globalization and GATT/WTO Trade Regimes Contribute to the Marginalization of the Worlds Poorest Nations. Caf Dowlah, 2004. International Studies Review, 2005.

Book Review. Coping with Globalization: cross-national patterns in domestic governance and policy performance. Chan, Steve & James R. Scarritt, 2002. Journal of Peace Research, 2004.

Gender in Global Governance. With Mark A. Pollack. Feminist Legal Studies, 2003.

Long After Hegemony? Regional Trade and Institutional Design. With Jon Pevehouse and Matthew Zierler.

Mainstreaming Gender in Global Governance. With Mark A. Pollack. European Journal of International Relations, 2002.

Mainstreaming Gender in European Union Policymaking. With Mark A. Pollack. Journal of European Public Policy, 2000.

Uncertainty, Compliance and International Cooperation: A Behavioral Approach. With Brad L. LeVeck and David G. Victor. Paper prepared for the UCSD Workshop: The Behavioral Revolution in IR, December 2013.

A Behavioral Approach to International Cooperation. With Brad L. LeVeck, David G.Victor, and James H. Fowler. ILAR, Working Paper #13 February 2013.

Surviving Elections: Election Violence and Leader Tenure. With Susan D. Hyde, and Ryan S. Jablonski. ILAR, Working Paper #15 January 2012.

Centrality in Politics. With Alexander H. Montgomery. Working Paper, 2012.

Terrorizing Freedom: When Governments Use Repression to Manipulate Election. With Susan D. Hyde and Ryan Jablonski, 2010.

Book Review: Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics. Beth A. Simmons, 2009. American Journal of International Law, 2010.

Democratization and Human Rights Organizations. With Edward Mansfield and Jon Pevehouse.

The Unequal Boomerang: Human Rights, the Media, and World Regions. With James Ron and Howard Ramos, 2009.