Erik Voeten

Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)

Peter F. Krogh Assistant Professor of Global Justice and Geopolitics

Washington, DC 20057

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

37

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245

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109

Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Data and Analyses of Voting in the UN General Assembly

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 4,095 (4,859)
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United Nations, roll-call voting, voting, state preferences

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Estimating Dynamic State Preferences from United Nations Voting Data

Bailey, Michael, Strezhnev, Anton and Voeten, Erik., Estimating Dynamic State Preferences from United Nations Voting Data. Journal of Conflict Resolution (2015) DOI: 10.1177/0022002715595700
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Michael Bailey, Anton Strezhnev and Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Department of Government, University of Chicago - Department of Political Science and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 2,179 (13,405)
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United Nations, Ideal Points, International Organizations, State Preferences

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The Political Origins of the Un Security Council's Ability to Legitimize the Use of Force

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 1,719 (19,449)
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United Nations, Security Council, Legitimacy

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Are People Really Turning Away from Democracy?

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 1,577 (22,206)
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International Courts as Agents of Legal Change: Evidence from LGBT Rights in Europe

68:1 International Organization 77-110 (2014)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 May 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
Laurence R. Helfer and Erik Voeten
Duke University School of Law and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 1,564 (22,513)
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human rights, European Court of Human Rights, ECHR, ECtHR, European Union, gay, lesbian, transgender, international courts, international tribunals, conditionality, judicial lawmaking

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How Does Customary International Law Change? The Case of State Immunity

International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 59, pp. 209-222 (2015), APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2015
Pierre-Hugues Verdier and Erik Voeten
University of Virginia School of Law and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 1,241 (31,707)
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customary international law, international law and international relations, foreign state immunity, sovereign immunity

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Precedent in International Courts: A Network Analysis of Case Citations by the European Court of Human Rights

British Journal of Political Science, 2012
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2012
Yonatan Lupu and Erik Voeten
George Washington University - Department of Political Science and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 1,167 (34,659)
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European Court of Human Rights, International Law, Precedent, Network Analysis

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Backlash and Judicial Restraint: Evidence From the European Court of Human Rights

International Studies Quarterly (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2020
Øyvind Stiansen and Erik Voeten
Pluricourts and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 780 (60,737)
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International Law, European Courts of Human Rights, International Courts, Human Rights, Backlash, Liberalism

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Oil and Unbalanced Globalization

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Michael L. Ross and Erik Voeten
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 617 (82,018)
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International Judicial Independence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Oct 2011
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 529 (99,509)
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judicial independence, international courts, judicial behavior

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Measuring Legal Systems

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Aug 2006
Howard Rosenthal and Erik Voeten
New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 418 (131,706)
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legal origins, IRT models, formalism, legal reform, law and economics

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Populism and Backlashes Against International Courts

Forthcoming, Perspectives on Politics
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2019
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 413 (133,578)
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populism, international courts, backlash, international law

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The Politics of Implementing European Court of Human Rights Judgements

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Sharan Grewal and Erik Voeten
William & Mary and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 407 (135,786)
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European Court of Human Rights, International law, compliance

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Precedent, Compliance and Change in Customary International Law: An Explanatory Theory

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 108, pp. 389-434 (2014), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-38
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2014
Pierre-Hugues Verdier and Erik Voeten
University of Virginia School of Law and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 372 (150,290)

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customary international law, precedent, treaties

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The Energy Transition and Support for the Radical Right: Evidence from the Netherlands

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2024
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 325 (173,964)

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climate change, radical right, energy transition, extreme right, populism, Netherlands

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A Two-Dimensional Analysis of Seventy Years of United Nations Voting

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 May 2018
Michael Bailey and Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Department of Government and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 324 (174,540)
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United Nations, voting, General Assembly, ideal points, state preferences

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Walking Back Human Rights in Europe?

iCourts Working Paper Series, No. 196, 31 European Journal of International Law 797–827 (2020), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2020-50
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
Laurence R. Helfer and Erik Voeten
Duke University School of Law and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 305 (185,962)
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European Court of Human Rights, ECtHR, Political Backlash, Human Rights Protection, Interpretation, Minority Opinion

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The Politics of International Judicial Appointments: Evidence from the European Court of Human Rights

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Oct 2006
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 297 (191,385)
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International courts, judges, European Court, human rights

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Gender and Judging: Evidence from the European Court of Human Rights

Journal of European Public Policy (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2020
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 252 (225,957)
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Gender, Judicial Behavior, International Courts, European Court of Human Rights, international law

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The Politics of International Judicial Appointments

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Sep 2008
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 231 (245,856)
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judicial behavior, international courts

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Are New Democracies Better Human Rights Compliers?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Sharan Grewal and Erik Voeten
William & Mary and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 212 (266,608)
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human rights, international law, international courts, European Courts of Human Rights, compliance

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Do Domestic Climate Rulings Make Paris Treaty Commitments More Credible? Evidence from Stock Market Returns

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jan 2023
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 206 (273,753)

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climate change, climate finance, climate litigation, event studies

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Does a Professional Judiciary Induce More Compliance? Evidence from the European Court of Human Rights

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2012
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 197 (285,109)
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European Court of Human Rights, international courts, compliance

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Do Nationals in Leadership Positions Affect Cooperation with International Organizations? Evidence from the International Criminal Court Using a Regression Discontinuity Design

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Sep 2009
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 135 (392,523)
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international criminal court, regression discontinuity

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Transboundary Air Pollution and Hazy Accountability: Evidence from South Korea and China

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jun 2023
Haillie Lee and Erik Voeten
Seoul National University - Department of Political Science and International Relations and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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China, air pollution, South Korea, climate change

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International Organization Membership and Militarized Conflict: A Distributive Perspective

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Aug 2016
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 117 (437,653)
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International Organizations, War

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Sovereignty, Substance, and Public Support for European Courts’ Human Rights Rulings

Madsen, Mikael and Mayoral, Juan A. and Strezhnev, Anton and Voeten, Erik, Sovereignty, Substance, and Public Support for European Courts’ Human Rights Rulings, American Political Science Review (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2021
University of Copenhagen - iCourts - Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Carlos III-Juan March Institute of Social Sciences, University of Chicago - Department of Political Science and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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International Courts, Public Opinion, Human Rights, European Court of Human Rights, European Court of Justice

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Why Cite External Legal Sources? Theory and Evidence from the European Court of Human Rights

Beyond Fragmentation: Cross-Fertilization, Cooperation, and Competition among International Courts, Chiara Giorgetti and Mark Pollack (editors), Cambridge University Press (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Apr 2021
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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international courts, international law, human rights, European court of human rights, european court of justice, citations

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Regional Judicial Institutions and Economic Cooperation: Lessons for Asia?

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2012
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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regional integration, Asia, international law, international institutions

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Gradual and Sudden Shifts in Political Perceptions: Impressions of Negativity in the 2000 U.S. Presidential Campaign

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Lee Sigelman and Erik Voeten
George Washington University - Department of Political Science and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Presidential elections, campaigns, negative advertising

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Where is U.S. Multilateral Leadership?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2016
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
Downloads 71 (602,678)

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International Organizations, US Foreign policy

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Transcending the Domestic-International Divide in the Study of Judicial Behavior

Oxford Handbook of Comparative Judicial Behavior, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Jul 2023
Daniel Naurin, Daniel Naurin and Erik Voeten
University of GothenburgARENA - Centre for European Studies and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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International courts, domestic high courts, judicial behavior, bibliometrics, citation analysis, judicial autonomy, opinion-writing, non-compliance, backlash

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International Regime Uncertainty

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 May 2024
Helen V. Milner and Erik Voeten
Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Making Sense of the Design of International Institutions

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 22, pp. 147-163, 2019
Posted: 28 May 2019
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)

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Does Participation in International Organizations Increase Cooperation? Evidence from the ICC, UNHRC, and UNSC

Posted: 15 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2011
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)

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United Nations, ICC, Regression-discontinuity, UN Human Rights Council, UN Security Council

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Borrowing and Non-Borrowing among International Courts

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2010
Posted: 13 May 2009 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2010
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)

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international courts, judicial behavior, transjudicial communication

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The Impartiality of International Judges: Evidence from the European Court of Human Rights

American Political Science Review, Vol. 102, No. 4, pp. 417-433, November 2008
Posted: 21 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2009
Erik Voeten
Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)

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Judicial behavior, judicial independence, impartiality, European Court of Human Rights, ECHR, EU