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1.

Does Lean Improve Labor Standards? Management and Social Performance in the Nike Supply Chain

Management Science, Forthcoming, Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2013-09, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2337601
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Stanford University - Department of Political Science and Brown University
Downloads 1,354
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The Political Foundations of State Effectiveness

State Building in the Developing World, Miguel Centeno, Atul Kohli and Deborah Yashar, eds., Forthcoming, Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2015-24
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Political Science and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 1,148
3.

The International Politics of Drugs and Illicit Trade in the Americas

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2013-05
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and University of Massachusetts Lowell - Department of Political Science
Downloads 485
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The Continuing Cost of the Iraq War: The Spread of Jihadi Groups Throughout the Region

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-19
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 436
5.

Does Compliance Pay? Social Standards and Firm-level Trade

Forthcoming, American Journal of Political Science., MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-1, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2017-37, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5192-17
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Brown University
Downloads 390
6.

Socializing the European Semester? Economic Governance and Social Policy Coordination in Europe 2020

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-17
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam
Downloads 367
7.

Teams of Rivals: China, the U.S., and the Race to Develop Technologies for a Sustainable Energy Future

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2015-26
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 May 2015
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Downloads 224
8.

Women's Rights, Indigenous Rights, and Social Cohesion in Latin America

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2013-08
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Downloads 208
9.

The Politics of History: India and China, 1949-1962

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-18
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Downloads 190
10.

Democracy in Post-Invasion Iraq

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-23
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Professor
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11.

Articulations of Fracking Fields: State Diplomacy, Corporate Energy and Environmental Movements Across the European Union and USA

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-15
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Downloads 152
12.

Cabal City: Regime Theory and Indian Urbanization

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-32
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Center for Policy Research (India) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 152
13.

The African Union and Development in Africa

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-30
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Downloads 150
14.

Towards a Theory of Sustained Cooperation

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2015-25
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Downloads 143
15.

Renewable Futures and Industrial Legacies: Wind and Solar Sectors in China, Germany, and the U.S.

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2015-27
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Downloads 138
16.

US Reconstruction Aid for Afghanistan: The Dollars and Sense

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-22
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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17.

Exploiting the Implementation Gap: Policy Divergence and Industrial Upgrading in China's Wind and Solar Sectors

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2015-28
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
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18.

Parallel Paths to Enforcement: Private Compliance, Public Regulation, and Labor Standards in the Brazilian Sugar Sector

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2013-01
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Brown University and New York University (NYU)

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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19.

Producing Knowledge in the Global South: The Political Economy of Social Science in Argentina, Colombia, and Peru

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2013-06
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, University of Massachusetts Lowell - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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20.

Local Government Reform as State Building: What the Polish Case Says About 'Decentralization'

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-14
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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21.

Production Goes Global, Compliance Stays Local: Private Regulation in the Global Electronics Industry

Regulation & Governance. 9(3): 224-242., MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2012-1, Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Brown University, European University Institute and Said Business School, University of Oxford
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22.

Illicit Americas: Historical Dynamics of Smuggling in U.S. Relations with Its Neighbors

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2013-03
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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23.

The Long March: Contentious Mobilization and Deep Democracy

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2017-38, V-Dem User's Working Paper 2017:6
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
Brown University, Brown University and Brown University - Department of Sociology, Students
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24.

The Illicit Trade & Conflict Connection: Insights from U.S. History

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2013-04
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Downloads 90
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What War Has Wrought in Afghan Women's Lives

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-21
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Independent
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26.

Who Sets the Intellectual Agenda? Foreign Funding and Social Science in Peru

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2013-07
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Political Science, Brown University and Brown University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 85
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Dialogue of the Deaf: Scholars, Practitioners, and the Drug War in U.S. Foreign Relations

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2013-02
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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Homegrown Development Initiatives in Africa: Illusion or Reality?

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-29
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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29.

Empire Is in the Details

American Ethnologist, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 593-611, 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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Democratic Aspirations and Destabilizing Outcomes in Afghanistan

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-20
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) - The Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP)
Downloads 65
31.

When Courts Plan: The Greening of Delhi's Autorickshaws

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-35
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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32.

Social Externalities, Overlap and the Poverty Trap

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-12
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Sangmyung University and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Collective Reputation and the Dynamics of Statistical Discrimination

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-10
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics and Sangmyung University

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34.

International Intervention and the Rule of Law after Civil War: Evidence from Liberia

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2018-39
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 03 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Brown University
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Maintaining the Digital Commons: A Comparison of Debian Linux and Irrigation Canals in Nepal

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-33
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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Public Goods and the Salience of Local Ethnic Diversity: The Case of Teacher Absenteeism in Africa

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-31
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 13 May 2016
Working Paper Series
Yale University
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Widening Gap in College Admission and Improving Equal Opportunity in South Korea

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Sangmyung University, Sangmyung University and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Flexible Governance and Perceived Fairness: Evidence from Farmer Managed Irrigation Systems in Nepal

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-34
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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Albanian Local Government Finance on the Eve of Territorial Consolidation

Watson Institute for International Studies Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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Does Citizenship Abate Class? Evidence and Reflections from Bangalore, India

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-36
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Azim Premji University and Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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