Benjamin E. Goldsmith

School of Politics & International Relations

Professor

Canberra

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

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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
School of Politics & International Relations, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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foreign aid, U.S. foreign policy, HIV, AIDS, PEPFAR, public opinion, instrumental variables

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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
School of Politics & International Relations and Dartmouth College - Department of Government
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soft power, US foreign policy, public opinion, Iraq War

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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
School of Politics & International Relations, 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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Elections and Political Instability: Ballots to Bullets, Voting to Violence?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
School of Politics & International Relations, 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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elections, political instability, ethnic fractionalization

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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
School of Politics & International Relations, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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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 School of Politics & International Relations
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Elections, Political instability, Ethnic fractionalization, Ethnic polarization, Civil war, Coups d'etat, Mass killing

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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
School of Politics & International Relations, University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of Sydney and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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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
School of Politics & International Relations
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international trade, interstate conflict, militarized conflict

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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
School of Politics & International Relations, University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Sydney
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Democratic Theory, International Relations, conflict studies

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Testing the Nuclear Stability-Instability Paradox Using Synthetic Control Method

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Apr 2017
Francesco Bailo and Benjamin E. Goldsmith
The University of Sydney and School of Politics & International Relations
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Interstate Conflict, Nuclear Weapons, Synthetic Control, Stability-Instability Paradox

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
School of Politics & International Relations and Deakin University
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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
School of Politics & International Relations and Deakin University
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International Relations, International Regimes, Peace and Conflict Studies, Democratic Theory, Conflict, Decolonization

12.

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
School of Politics & International Relations
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military spending, defense burden, economic growth and decline, democratic peace, international relations

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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
School of Politics & International Relations
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democracy, global regions, interstate war, international organizations, interdependence, Kantian peace, Liberal theory

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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
School of Politics & International Relations
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International Relations, Kant, Asian Studies, Conflict Studies, liberalism

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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
School of Politics & International Relations
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International Relations, Asia, East Asia, Conflict

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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
School of Politics & International Relations
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conflict studies, international relations, liberal theory, democracy

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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
School of Politics & International Relations
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Public opinion, US foreign policy, Afghanistan, Iraq, terrorism

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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
Posted: 04 May 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith
School of Politics & International Relations

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International Relations, Privatization, Russia, Ukraine, foreign policy

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

International interactions 29.3 (2003): 237-267
Posted: 03 May 2015
Benjamin E. Goldsmith
School of Politics & International Relations

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

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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
School of Politics & International Relations, Dartmouth College - Department of Government and University of Niigata Prefecture

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

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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
School of Politics & International Relations and Dartmouth College - Department of Government

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