Alex Mintz

Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

Director, Computerized Decision Making Lab

P.O. Box 167

Herzliya, 46150

Israel

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

57

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56

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2

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Scholarly Papers (57)

1.

From Groupthink to Polythink in the Yom Kippur Decisions of 1973

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2020
Alex Mintz and Itai Schneiderman
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Yom Kippur Decisions of 1973

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Integrating Cognitive and Rational Theories of Foreign Policy Decision Making: A Poliheuristic Perspective

Integrating Cognitive and Rational Theories of Foreign Policy Decision Making, 2003
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Feb 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya
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Gender Differences in How Physicians Access and Process Information

Gynecologic Oncology Reports 27 (2019)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, McGill University - Department of Oncology and Surgery, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya
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Gender, Decision making, Information processing, Medical decision making

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Military Keynesianism in the United States, 1949-1976: Disaggregating Military Expenditures and Their Determination

American Journal of Sociology 90(2):411-417, 1984
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Feb 2020
Alex Mintz and Alexander Hicks
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Military Keynesianism in the United States, 1949-1976

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Triads in International Relations: The Effect of Superpower Aid, Trade, and Arms Transfers on Conflict in the Middle East

Peace Economics Peace Science and Public Policy 20(3) (2014)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Feb 2020
Alex Mintz and Uk Heo
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Political Science
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Triads in International Relations: The Effect of Superpower Aid, Trade, Arms Transfers on Conflict in the Middle East

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Methodological Issues in Studying Suicide Terrorism

Political Psychology 30(3):365 - 371, February 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Feb 2020
Alex Mintz and David J Brule
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Political Economy of Military Spending in the United States

American Political Science Association 87(3):816, 1993
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Feb 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya
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Theory Development and Integration in Foreign Policy Analysis: Directions for Future Research

Integrating Cognitive and Rational Theories of Foreign Policy Decision Making. Chapter 9, 2003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Feb 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya
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Public Policy Perspective on Group Decision-Making Dynamics in Foreign Policy

Policy Studies Journal 46(4):S69-S90, 2018
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Kasey Barr and Alex Mintz
Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Decision making, Foreign policy, National security, Public policy, Policy cycle, Group decision making, Foreign policy, National security decision making, policy cycle, Groupthink, Polythink, Con-div, ISIS, Group decision making, Foreign policy, National security decision making, Policy cycle, Group

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The Polythink Syndrome: U.S. Foreign Policy Decisions on 9/11, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Syria, and ISIS

The Polythink Syndrome, Stanford University, 2016
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Carly Wayne
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Polythink, United states, united states foreign policy, Foreign policy, National security decision making, 9/11, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Syria, ISIS, Middle east

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Political Psychology: Submissions, Acceptances, Downloads, and Citations

Political Psychology, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2015
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Eli Mograbi
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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political psychology, Submissions, Acceptances

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Political Psychology

The International Encyclopedia of Political Communication, 2015
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Julia Elad-Strenger and Alex Mintz
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Political psychology, History, Political psychology research

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Political Leadership and Decision Analysis

Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership, Chapter: Political Leadership and Decision Analysis, 2014
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
David J Brule, Alex Mintz and Karl DeRouen
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and The University of Alabama

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Decision making, Bias, Political decision making, Foreign policy, Rational choice theory, Bounded rationality, Cybernetic model, Organizational process model, Bureaucratic politics model, Prospect theory, Groupthink, Polythink, Poliheuristic theory

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Policy Perspectives on National Security and Foreign Policy Decision Making

Policy Studies Journal 41(S1), 2013
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Steven B Redd and Alex Mintz
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Decision making, Foreign policy decision making, Bias, Applied decision making, Rational choice, Cybernetic model, Prospect theory, Poliheuristic theory, Organizational and bureaucratic politics, Groupthink, Polythink, Analogical reasoning

15.

The Decision Calculus of Terrorist Leaders

Perspectives on Terrorism 6(4-5), 2012
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Tyson Chatagnier, Alex Mintz and Yair Samban
University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Decision making, Terrorism, Counter terrorism, Applied decision analysis, Al Qaeda, Hamas, Hezbullah

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Experimental Approaches to International Relations

International Studies Quarterly 55(2):493 - 501, 2011
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz, Yi Yang and Rose Mc Dermott
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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International relations, Experiment, Paper-and-pencil experiments, Survey-based experiments, Computerized process-tracing experiments, Field experiments, Natural experiments, Cognitive neuroscience experiments

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Types of Decisions and Levels of Analysis in Foreign Policy Decision Making

In Understanding Foreign Policy Decision Making (pp. 15-37). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511757761.002, 2010
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Karl DeRouen
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and The University of Alabama

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Decision making, Foreign policy decision making, Psychology, United States, Israel, New Zealand, Cuba, Iceland, United Kingdom, Rational model, Marketing of decisions, Framing, Bias

18.

Tactical Prevention of Suicide Bombings in Israel

Interfaces 36(6):553-561, 2006
Posted: 10 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Edward H. Kaplan, Alex Mintz and Shaul Mishal
Yale School of Management, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Terrorism, Suicide terrorism, Israel, Security policy

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Can We Generalize from Student Experiments to the Real World in Political Science, Military Affairs, and International Relations?

Journal of Conflict Resolution 50(50):757, 2006
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz, Steven B Redd and Arnold Vedlitz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Texas A&M University - George Bush School of Government and Public Service

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Experiment, Political science, Military affairs, International relations, Counter terrorism, Decision making, Bias, Elite decision making

20.

Blank Check or Marching Orders? Public Opinion and the Presidential Use of Force

Approaches, Levels, and Methods of Analysis in International Politics, 2006
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
David J Brule and Alex Mintz
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Public opinion, United states, Decision making, Democracy, Policy, War, Foreign policy, Military

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What Happened to Suicide Bombings in Israel? Insights from a Terror Stock Model

Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 28(3):225-235, 2005
Posted: 10 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Yale School of Management, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Terror-stock model, Terrorism, Suicide terrorism, Israel, Security policy

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Applied Decision Analysis: Utilizing Poliheuristic Theory to Explain and Predict Foreign Policy and National Security Decisions

International Studies Perspectives 6(1):94 - 98, 2005
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Poliheuristic theory, Decision making, Poliheuristic procedure

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How Do Leaders Make Decisions?: A Poliheuristic Perspective

Journal of Conflict Resolution 48(3):3, 2004
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Poliheuristic theory, Decision making, Cognitive theory, Rational theory

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Foreign Policy Decision Making in Familiar and Unfamiliar Settings: An Experimental Study of High-Ranking Military Officers

Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2004
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Decision making, Foreign policy decision making, Experiment

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Introduction: Simulation, Experimentation, and Artificial Intelligence

Multiple Paths to Knowledge in International Relations: Methodology in the Study of Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution Chapter: Part II Publisher: Lexington Books Editors: Zeev Maoz, Alex Mintz, T. Clifton Morgan, Glenn Palmer, Richard J. Stoll, 2004
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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International relations, Metodology, Simulation, Experimentation, Artificial intelligence, Conflict management, Conflict resolution

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Framing Effects in International Relations

Synthese 135(2):193-213, 2003
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Steven B Redd
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Decision making, Framing, Inernational relations, Prospect theory, Foreign policy, United states, Cold war, Gulf war, War

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The Decision to Attack Iraq: A Non-compensatory Theory of Decision-Making

Necessary Conditions Theory, Methodology and Applications, 2003
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Decision making, Non-compensatory theory, Iraq war, Security studies, Expected utility, Cybernetic model, War, Use of force

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A Prospect-Based Analysis of War Termination

Conflict in World Politics: Advances in the Study of Crisis, War and Peace , Chapter: 11, 1998
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Nehemia Geva
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Decision making, War, War termination

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The Effect of Dynamic and Static Choice Sets on Political Decision Making: An Analysis Using the Decision Board Platform

American Political Science Review 91(3):553-566, 1997
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Decision making, Political decision making, Strategy

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Defense Expenditures and Economic Growth in Israel: The Indirect Link

Journal of Peace Research 33(3):341-352, 1996
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Israel, Defense expenditure, Military budget, Economy, Defense economy, Defense spending, Peace dividend

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Marketing the Peace Process in the Middle East: The Effectiveness of Thematic and Evaluative Framing in Jordan and Israel

Arms Spending Development and Security, Chapter: 25, 1996
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Peace process, Peace, Middle east, Collective action, Public goods

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Defense Expenditures, Economic Growth, and The 'Peace Dividend': A Longitudinal Analysis of 103 Countries

Journal of Conflict Resolution 39(2):283-305, 1995
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Randolph Stevenson
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Budgetary tradeoff, Military spending, Economy, Economic trade off, Budget, Defense expenditures, Peace dividend, Defense spending

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Theories of Budgetary Tradeoffs

Journal of Public Budgeting 7(4):586-612, 1995
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Randolph Stevenson
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Budgetary tradeoff, Military spending, Economy, Economic trade off, Budget

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Mathematical Models of Foreign Policy Decision-Making

Synthese 100(3):441-460, 1994
Posted: 10 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz, Nehemia Geva and Karl DeRouen
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, affiliation not provided to SSRN and The University of Alabama

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Decision making, Foreign policy, Foreign policy decision making, Rational model, Cybernetic prospective model, Bounded rationality, Poliheuristic theory, Heuristics, Experimental cognitive psychology, Cognitive psychology, Psychology

35.

Armament and Development: An Empirical Assessment of the Impact of Military Spending on Economic Growth in Developing Countries

The Economics of International Security, 1994
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Randolph Stevenson
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Defence spending, Armament, Economy, GNP, Economic Growth

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The Decision to Attack Iraq: A Noncompensatory Theory of Decision Making

Journal of Conflict Resolution 37(4):595-618, 1993
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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security Studies, United states, Iraq, war, Decision making, Noncompensatory theory of decision making

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Why Don't Democracies Fight Each Other? An Experimental Study

Journal of Conflict Resolution 37(3):484-503, 1993
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Nehemia Geva
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Democracy, Democratic peace, War, Diversionary theory of war

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‘Guns’ vs. ‘Butter’: Conceptual and Methodological Issues

Review of Policy Research 11(3‐4), 1992
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Chi Huang and Alex Mintz
Dept. of Political Science, National Chengchi University and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Budgetary tradeoffs, Military spending, Economy, Economic trade off, Budget

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Defence Expenditures and Economic Growth: The Externality Effect

Defence Economics, 1991, Vol.3. pp. 35-40
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Chi Huang and Alex Mintz
Dept. of Political Science, National Chengchi University and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Budgetary tradeoff, Military spending, Economy, Economic trade off, Budget, Defense expenditures, Peace dividend, Defense spending

40.

Guns Versus Butter: The Indirect Link

American Journal of Political Science 35(3):738-757, 1991
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Chi Huang
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and Dept. of Political Science, National Chengchi University

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Budgetary tradeoff, Military spending, Economy, Economic trade off, Budget

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Defense Expenditures, Economic Growth, and the ‘Peace Dividend’

American Political Science Review 84(4):1283-1293, 1990
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Chi Huang
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and Dept. of Political Science, National Chengchi University

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Peace dividend, Defense spending, Military budget, defense expenditure, Economy, Security studies, United states

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Electoral Cycles and Defense Spending. A Comparison of Israel and the United States

Comparative Political Studies 21(3):368-381, 1988
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Defense spending, Military budget, Economy, Security studies, Israel, United states

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The Evolution of Israel's Military Expenditures: 1960-1983

The Western Political Quarterly 41(3):489-507, 1988
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Michael Ward
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Security studies, Israel, Military,IDF, Military budget, Military spending, Defense spending, Arms transfers, Military aid, Simulation, Dynamic trajectory fitting

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The Conditional Probability Analysis of International Events Data

American Journal of Political Science 32(1):217, 1988
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Philip A. Schrodt and Alex Mintz
Pennsylvania State University and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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International relations, Events data, Middle east, Jordan, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran

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Dynamics of Military Spending in Israel: A Computer Simulation

Journal of Conflict Resolution 31(1):86-105, 1987
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Michael Ward and Alex Mintz
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Military spending, Defense budget, Israel, IDF, Simulation

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Arms Imports as an Action-Reaction Process: An Empirical Test of Six Pairs of Developing Nations

International Interactions 12(3):229-243, 1986
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Arms imports, Arms trade, Arms race, Middle east, East asia

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Arms Exports as an Action-Reaction Process

international professional communication journal | revista de comunicação profissional internacional 8(1):102-113, 1986
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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arms imports, arms trade, security studies, united states, soviet union, NATO, WTO

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The Military-Industrial Complex

Journal of Conflict Resolution 29(4):623-639, 1985
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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The Military-Industrial Complex

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Military-Industrial Linkages In Israel

Armed Forces & Society 12(1):9-27, 1985
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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military-industrial complex, Israel, IDF, defense industry

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'Cincinnatus' and 'Apparatchik': The Israel Case

The Jerusalem quarterly 30:105-112, 1984
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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cincinnatus, apparatchik, Israel, bureaucracy

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A Validation Study of Computer Simulations of the European ‘Major Power’ System: 1870–1914

Conflict Management and Peace Science 6(1):19-38, 1981
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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simulation, europe, simulation validation, Simulated International Processor, SIPER, and the Choucri and North dynamics of international violence model

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The Polythink Syndrome and Elite Group Decision-Making

Political Psychology 37(S1):3-21, 2016
Posted: 05 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Carly Wayne
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Polythink, Elite , Decision-Making

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The 'Noncompensatory Principle' of Coalition Formation

Journal of Theoretical Politics 7(3):335-349, 1995
Posted: 05 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Noncompensatory principle, Coalition, Coalition building, Israel, Parliament

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The Political Incentive Explanation of ‘Democratic Peace’: Evidence From Experimental Research

International Interactions 18(3):215-229, 1993
Posted: 05 Mar 2020
Nehemia Geva, Karl DeRouen and Alex Mintz
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The University of Alabama and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Democratic peace, Experimental research, War, foreign policy, Democracy

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Ridge Regression Analysis of the Defence-Growth Tradeoff in the United States

Defence and Peace Economics 2(1):29-37, 1990
Posted: 05 Mar 2020
Chi Huang and Alex Mintz
Dept. of Political Science, National Chengchi University and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Budgetary tradeoff, Military spending, Economy, Economic trade off, Budget, Ridge regression

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Guns Versus Butter: A Disaggregated Analysis

American Political Science Association 83(04):1285-1293, December 1989
Posted: 05 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

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Budgetary tradeoff, Military spending, Economy, Economic trade off, Budget

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The Political Economy of Military Spending in Israel

American Political Science Review 83(2):521-533, June 1989
Posted: 05 Mar 2020
Alex Mintz and Michael Ward
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Political economy, Military spending, Israel, IDF, Security studies, Military budget, Economy