Benjamin E. Goldsmith

The University of Sydney

University of Sydney

Sydney, NC NSW 2006

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

In Search of Soft Power: Does Foreign Public Opinion Matter for U.S. Foreign Policy?

World Politics, Vol. 64, Issue 3, pp. 555-585., 2012
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
Benjamin E. Goldsmith and Yusaku Horiuchi
The University of Sydney and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
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Citation 1

Abstract:

soft power, US foreign policy, public opinion, Iraq War

2.

Doing Well by Doing Good: The Impact of Foreign Aid on Foreign Public Opinion

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol 9, Issue 1, pp. 87-114, March 2014
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Yusaku Horiuchi and Terence Wood
The University of Sydney, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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Abstract:

foreign aid, U.S. foreign policy, HIV, AIDS, PEPFAR, public opinion, instrumental variables

3.

A Two-Stage Approach to Predicting Genocide and Politicide Onset in a Global Dataset

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
The University of Sydney, National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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4.

Elections and Political Instability: Ballots to Bullets, Voting to Violence?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
The University of Sydney, National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Citation 1

Abstract:

elections, political instability, ethnic fractionalization

5.

Political Instability and Genocide: Comparing Causes in Asia and the Pacific and Globally

Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia: Legacies and Prevention (New York: Routledge; Deborah Mayersen and Annie Pohlman, editors) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Sep 2012
Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Dimitri Semenovich and Arcot Sowmya
The University of Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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6.

International Trade and the Onset and Escalation of Interstate Conflict: More to Fight About, or More Reasons Not to Fight?

BENJAMIN E. GOLDSMITH (2013): INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND THE ONSET AND ESCALATION OF INTERSTATE CONFLICT: MORE TO FIGHT ABOUT, OR MORE REASONS NOT TO FIGHT?, Defence and Peace Economics, DOI:10.1080/10242694.2013.763637 [the published paper is a slightly revised version of this SSRN paper]
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2013
Benjamin E. Goldsmith
The University of Sydney
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Abstract:

international trade, interstate conflict, militarized conflict

7.

Political Competition, Political Participation, and Democratic Peace in Asia and Africa

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2011
Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Dimitri Semenovich, Gorana Grgic and Arcot Sowmya
The University of Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of Sydney and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Letting Go Without a Fight: Decolonization, Democracy and War, 1900-94

Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 45, No. 5, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith and Baogang He
The University of Sydney and Deakin University
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Abstract:

International Relations, International Regimes, Peace and Conflict Studies, Democratic Theory, Conflict, Decolonization

Letting Go Without a Fight: Decolonization, Democracy and War, 1900-94

Journal of Peace Research 45 (5), 587-611, 2008
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Jun 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith and Baogang He
The University of Sydney and Deakin University
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Abstract:

International Relations, International Regimes, Peace and Conflict Studies, Democratic Theory, Conflict, Decolonization

9.

The East Asian Peace as a Second-Order Diffusion Effect

International Studies Review 16, 2 (2014): 275–289,
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 May 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith
The University of Sydney
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Abstract:

International Relations, Asia, East Asia, Conflict

10.

A Universal Proposition? Region, Conflict, War, and the Robustness of the Kantian Peace

European Journal of International Relations 12: 533-563
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 May 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith
The University of Sydney
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Citation 1

Abstract:

democracy, global regions, interstate war, international organizations, interdependence, Kantian peace, Liberal theory

11.

Political Competition and the Initiation of International Conflict: A New Perspective on the Institutional Foundations of Democratic Peace

2015 Asian Political Methodology Conference, Taiwan
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 May 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Dimitri Semenovich, Arcot Sowmya and Gorana Grgic
The University of Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Sydney
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Abstract:

Democratic Theory, International Relations, conflict studies

12.

Defense Effort and Institutional Theories of Democratic Peace and Victory Why Try Harder?

Security Studies, Vol. 16, Iss. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jun 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith
The University of Sydney
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Abstract:

conflict studies, international relations, liberal theory, democracy

13.

Regime Type, Post-Materialism, and International Public Opinion About U.S. Foreign Policy: The Afghan and Iraqi Wars

Japanese Journal of Political Science, 7(1), 23-39, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 May 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith
The University of Sydney
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Abstract:

Public opinion, US foreign policy, Afghanistan, Iraq, terrorism

14.

Bearing the Defense Burden, 1886-1989: Why Spend More?

Journal of Conflict Resolution October 2003 47: 551-573
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 May 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith
The University of Sydney
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Citation 2

Abstract:

military spending, defense burden, economic growth and decline, democratic peace, international relations

15.

A Liberal Peace in Asia?

Journal of Peace Research, 44(1), 5-27, 2007
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 May 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith
The University of Sydney
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Citation 2

Abstract:

International Relations, Kant, Asian Studies, Conflict Studies, liberalism

16.

Economic Liberalism and Security Preferences: A Comparative Case Study of Russia and Ukraine in the 1990s

Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 9, 3: 399-433
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 May 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith
The University of Sydney
Downloads 1 (466,322)

Abstract:

International Relations, Privatization, Russia, Ukraine, foreign policy

17.

Elections, Ethnicity and Political Instability

Charles Butcher and Benjamin E. Goldsmith. "Elections, Ethnicity, and Political Instability", Comparative Political Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Aug 2016
Charles Robert Butcher and Benjamin E. Goldsmith
National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago and The University of Sydney
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Abstract:

Elections, Political instability, Ethnic fractionalization, Ethnic polarization, Civil war, Coups d'etat, Mass killing

18.

Imitation in International Relations: Analogies, Vicarious Learning, and Foreign Policy

International interactions 29.3 (2003): 237-267
Posted: 03 May 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith
The University of Sydney

Abstract:

Foreign Policy, Learning, Analogies, Russia, Ukraine, Political Psychology

19.

American Foreign Policy and Global Opinion: Who Supported the War in Afghanistan?

Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 408-429, June 2005
Posted: 28 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Yusaku Horiuchi and Takashi Inoguchi
The University of Sydney, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and University of Niigata Prefecture

Abstract:

foreign policy, global public opinion, terrorism, Afghanistan, United States

20.

Spinning the Globe? U.S. Public Diplomacy and Foreign Public Opinion

Journal of Politics, Vol. 71, No. 3, pp. 863-875, July 2009
Posted: 05 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Benjamin E. Goldsmith and Yusaku Horiuchi
The University of Sydney and Dartmouth College - Department of Government

Abstract:

Global Public Opinion, Foreign Public Opinion, Public Diplomacy, U.S. Foreign Policy, Legitimacy, Credibility