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Police Journal : Theory, Practice and Principles     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 318)
Journal of Management & Organization     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 274)
Academy of Management Annals     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 95)
Journal of European Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 71)
Governance : An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 56)
Public Administration Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 53)
International Journal of Public Leadership     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52)
Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46)
Public Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41)
European Journal of Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36)
Social Policy & Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Clinical Social Work Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
International Journal of Public Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Government Information Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Human Resource Development Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Journal of Public Administration     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 28)
Cities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Government and Opposition     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27)
Public Choice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Human Service Organizations Management, Leadership and Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Public Policy and Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
American Review of Public Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Journal of Public Administration and Governance     Open Access   (Followers: 24)
Public Policy And Administration     Open Access   (Followers: 24)
Journal of Nursing Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Prison Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Public Administration and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
The Review of International Organizations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Public Policy and Administration Research     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Poverty & Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Australian Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Law, Innovation and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Public Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Critical Policy Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Journal of Social Work Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
International Review of Public Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Administration     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Journal of Public Administration and Policy Research     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Electronic Government, an International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Policy Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Policy Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis : Research and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Social Work Education: The International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Public Personnel Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Local Government Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Social Service Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Policy & Internet     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
International Tax and Public Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Community Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Citizenship Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Research on Economic Inequality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Canadian Public Administration/Administration Publique Du Canada     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Politics and Governance     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Policy Studies Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Administrative Theory & Praxis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Middle East Law and Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Public Works Management & Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Publius: The Journal of Federalism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Gesundheitsökonomie & Qualitätsmanagement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Surveillance and Society     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
State and Local Government Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Teaching Public Administration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Growth and Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Developing Areas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Just Policy: A Journal of Australian Social Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Public Sector     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
PLOS Currents : Disasters     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Public Organization Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Law, Democracy & Development     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
International Affairs and Global Strategy     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Parliaments, Estates and Representation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
European Journal of Government and Economics     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Organisational Transformation & Social Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Administrative Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Singapore Economic Review, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
African Journal of Governance and Development     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Africa’s Public Service Delivery and Performance Review     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Policy & Governance Review     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Governance and Public Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Congress & the Presidency: A Journal of Capital Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Environmental Policy and Decision Making     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Electronic Journal of e-Government     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Electronic Government Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Statistics and Public Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Pittsburgh Tax Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Nordic Tax Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Public Governance Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Perspectives on Public Management and Governance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Governance Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Études rurales     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Gaceta Sanitaria     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Accounting and the Public Interest     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Georgia Journal of Public Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Regional Science Policy & Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Chinese Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
European Policy Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
National Civic Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Asian Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cuadernos de Relaciones Laborales     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Éthique publique     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
BAR. Brazilian Administration Review     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Gestión y Política Pública     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Federal Governance     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Administração IMED     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
The Philanthropist     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Studi Organizzativi     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Visión de futuro     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Development and Administrative Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
In Vestigium Ire     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Desenvolvimento Social     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Tendencias     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Administory. Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsgeschichte     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Social Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Jurnal Administrasi Publik : Public Administration Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Public Procurement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Gestão Pública : Práticas e Desafios     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arbetsliv i omvandling     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Review of Public Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Public Affairs Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Corrections : Policy, Practice and Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Retos de la Dirección     Open Access  
Investigación Administrativa     Open Access  
Territory, Politics, Governance     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal of Community Well-Being     Hybrid Journal  
Molung Educational Frontier     Open Access  
Journal of Administrative and Management     Open Access  
FEU Academic Review     Open Access  
Dhammathas Academic Journal     Open Access  
Public Inspiration     Open Access  
Economic and Regional Studies / Studia Ekonomiczne i Regionalne     Open Access  
Jurnal Niara     Open Access  
Icelandic Review of Politics and Administration     Open Access  
Stat & Styring     Full-text available via subscription  
Revista de Direito da Administração Pública     Open Access  
Sosyoekonomi     Open Access  
ESPAÇO PÚBLICO : Revista do Mestrado Profissional em Políticas Públicas da UFPE     Open Access  
Revista de Administração     Open Access  
Administración Pública y Sociedad     Open Access  
Perspectivas em Políticas Públicas     Open Access  
JKAP (Jurnal Kebijakan dan Administrasi Publik)     Open Access  
Revista Iberoamericana de Estudios Municipales     Open Access  
Estado, Gobierno y Gestión Pública     Open Access  
Políticas Públicas     Open Access  
Revista Política y Estrategia     Open Access  
TEC Empresarial     Open Access  
Sinergia : Revista do Instituto de Ciências Econômicas, Administrativas e Contábeis     Open Access  
ECA Sinergia : Revista Especializada en Economía, Contabilidad y Administración     Open Access  
Revista Foco     Open Access  
Revue Gouvernance     Open Access  
Revista de Direito Sociais e Políticas Públicas     Open Access  
Revista Digital de Derecho Administrativo     Open Access  
Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences     Open Access  
Jurnal Bina Praja : Journal of Home Affairs Governance     Open Access  
Revista de Administração Geral     Open Access  
Jurnal Ilmiah Administrasi Publik     Open Access  
Cadernos Gestão Pública e Cidadania     Open Access  
Revista Eurolatinoamericana de Derecho Administrativo     Open Access  
Journal of Social and Administrative Sciences     Open Access  
Prawo Budżetowe Państwa i Samorządu     Open Access  
Law and Administration in Post-Soviet Europe     Open Access  
RACE - Revista de Administração, Contabilidade e Economia     Open Access  
Organizações & Sociedade     Open Access  
Rivista trimestrale di scienza dell'amministrazione     Full-text available via subscription  
FOR Rivista per la formazione     Full-text available via subscription  
Sri Lanka Journal of Development Administration     Open Access  
Wroclaw Review of Law, Administration & Economics     Open Access  
Journal of Science and Sustainable Development     Full-text available via subscription  
eJournal of Public Affairs     Open Access  
Administração Pública e Gestão Social     Open Access  
Revista Mexicana de Análisis Político y Administración Pública     Open Access  
Revista Brasileira de Administração Científica     Open Access  
Future Studies Research Journal : Trends and Strategies     Open Access  
REAd : Revista eletrônica de administração     Open Access  
Pyramides     Open Access  
Documentos y Aportes en Administración Pública y Gestión Estatal     Open Access  
Cuadernos de Administración     Open Access  
AQ - Australian Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription  
Orientación y Sociedad : Revista Internacional e Interdisciplinaria de Orientación Vocacional Ocupacional     Open Access  
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública     Open Access  
EURE (Santiago) - Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios Urbano Regionales     Open Access  
Acta Universitatis Danubius. Administratio     Open Access  
Liinc em Revista     Open Access  
Ids Working Papers     Hybrid Journal  

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The Review of International Organizations
Journal Prestige (SJR): 3.327
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Number of Followers: 19  
 
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ISSN (Print) 1559-744X - ISSN (Online) 1559-7431
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  • Undermining U.S. reputation: Chinese vaccines and aid and the alternative
           provision of public goods during COVID-19

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      Abstract: Abstract Global health emergencies present opportunities for countries to enhance their soft power by demonstrating generosity and technological capabilities. Although China’s initial association with the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak had a detrimental impact on its international reputation, the country endeavored to rebuild it by visibly distributing vaccines and medical supplies. By countering U.S. vaccine nationalism, China positioned itself as an alternative provider of public goods in the Global South. The COVID-19 crisis provides a unique opportunity to examine how aid translates into reputation, particularly when donors are facing reputational damage. This article assesses the impact of alternative goods provision on China’s reputation using original individual-level panel data collected from six Latin American countries between 2020 and 2021, employing a difference-in-differences research design. By positing the existence of absolute and relative reputational effects, we observe that Chinese vaccines improve public opinion of China and elevate its reputation in comparison to the United States. These findings are substantiated through a survey experiment, which demonstrates that when individuals receive information about China’s provision of medical supplies, it enhances China’s reputation relative to the United States.
      PubDate: 2023-09-21
       
  • Erin R. Graham. 2023. Transforming International Institutions. How Money
           Quietly Sidelined Multilateralism at the United Nations. (Oxford: Oxford
           University Press)

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      PubDate: 2023-09-12
       
  • Rohan Mukherjee. 2022. Ascending Order: Rising Powers and the Politics of
           Status in International Institutions. (Cambridge: Cambridge University
           Press)

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      PubDate: 2023-08-25
       
  • Ranjit Lall. 2023. Making International Institutions Work: The Politics of
           Performance. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)

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      PubDate: 2023-08-23
       
  • Renegotiating in good faith: How international treaty revisions can deepen
           cooperation

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      Abstract: Abstract International agreements are often understood to help governments make credible commitments to future policy by limiting their ability to renege on their promises. Renegotiations of agreements are accordingly viewed as a threat to cooperation, since renegotiations call past commitments into question. But we know little about the frequency or nature of treaty renegotiations. When are international agreements renegotiated, and what effect does renegotiation have on international cooperation' Do most renegotiations indeed aim to backtrack on past commitments' Using the topical context of the trade regime, I collect new data on international treaty revisions, covering 310 preferential trade agreements signed since the year 2000. Around a quarter of these agreements have been amended in some form, and the supermajority of amendments result not in scaled back agreements, but in deeper commitments. Survival analysis shows that ‘like-minded’ countries with a shared language and similar voting patterns at the UN General Assembly are most likely to revise their commitments. In contrast, I do not find evidence to support the view of PTA revisions as ‘backsliding’ on past commitments. The effects of revisions on trade cooperation support the more cooperative view of revisions. An error-correction model shows revisions are associated with a long-run increase in export volumes. Renegotiations are not breakdowns in international relations, but opportunities for governments to renew their commitment to cooperation.
      PubDate: 2023-08-09
       
  • Vytautas Jankauskas and Steffen Eckhard. 2023. The Politics of Evaluation
           in International Organizations (Oxford: Oxford University Press)

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      PubDate: 2023-07-24
       
  • Expanding or defending legitimacy' Why international organizations
           intensify self-legitimation

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      Abstract: Abstract Recent decades have seen an intensification of international organizations’ (IOs) attempts to justify their authority. The existing research suggests that IO representatives have scaled up self-legitimation to defend their organizations’ legitimacy in light of public criticism. In contrast, this article demonstrates that IOs intensify self-legitimation to mobilize additional support from relevant audiences when their authority increases. We argue that self-legitimation aims primarily to achieve proactive legitimacy expansion instead of reactive legitimacy protection. We develop this argument in three steps. First, we draw on organizational sociology and management studies to theorize the connection between self-legitimation and an organization’s life stages. Second, we introduce a novel dataset on the self-legitimation of 28 regional IOs between 1980 and 2019 and show that the intensity of self-legitimation evolves in phases. Third, we provide a multivariate statistical analysis and a brief vignette on the African Union, both of which indicate that IOs that shift from unanimity or consensus to majority voting tend to intensify self-legitimation.
      PubDate: 2023-07-24
       
  • Correction to: Migration governance through trade agreements: insights
           from the MITA dataset

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      PubDate: 2023-07-14
       
  • Environmental agreements as clubs: Evidence from a new dataset of trade
           provisions

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      Abstract: Abstract Creating intergovernmental environmental clubs is a prominent policy proposal for addressing global environmental problems. According to their proponents, environmental clubs provide an incentive to join them and accept their environmental obligations by generating exclusive “club goods” for their members. Yet, the existing literature considers environmental clubs as a theoretical idea that still has to be put into practice. This article asks whether, in fact, the numerous international environmental agreements (IEAs) containing trade-related provisions provide club goods to their parties. It does so by investigating the effects of these provisions on trade flows among parties compared to flows with non-parties. We introduce an original dataset on 48 types of trade provisions in 2,097 IEAs that we make available with the publication of this article. Based on this new data and a panel of worldwide bilateral trade flows, we find evidence that existing IEAs and their trade-liberalizing content are associated with increased trade among their parties relative to trade with non-parties. We conclude from this finding that systems of IEAs provide club goods to their parties. Uncovering the existence of environmental clubs has significant methodological and policy implications. It is an important first step for future research on the actual effectiveness of clubs in attracting participation and raising environmental standards.
      PubDate: 2023-07-13
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-023-09495-3
       
  • Aid and institutions: Local effects of World Bank aid on perceived
           institutional quality in Africa

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      Abstract: Abstract Motivated by the lack of sub-national empirical evidence on the relationship between aid and institutional development, this study explores the local effects of World Bank aid on perceived institutional quality in African aid receiving countries. We combine geo-referenced data on the subnational allocation of World Bank aid projects to Africa over the 1995–2014 period with geo-coded survey data for 73,640 respondents across 12 Sub-Saharan African countries. The empirical results, which are robust across a wide range of specifications as well as to using alternative identification strategies, suggest a positive impact of World Bank aid on citizens’ expressed willingness to abide by key formal institutions. This applies for overall World Bank aid, but as may be expected, the estimated effects are more pronounced when restricting our attention to projects focusing on institution building. Notably, the observed effects concern finalized projects, not projects still under implementation, highlighting that institutional change is a slow process.
      PubDate: 2023-07-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-022-09478-w
       
  • Measuring precision precisely: A dictionary-based measure of imprecision

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      Abstract: Abstract How can we measure and explain the precision of international organizations’ (IOs) founding treaties' We define precision by its negative – imprecision – as indeterminate language that intentionally leaves a wide margin of interpretation for actors after agreements enter into force. Compiling a “dictionary of imprecision” from almost 500 scholarly contributions and leveraging insight from linguists that a single vague word renders the whole sentence vague, we introduce a dictionary-based measure of imprecision (DIMI) that is replicable, applicable to all written documents, and yields a continuous measure bound between zero and one. To demonstrate that DIMI usefully complements existing approaches and advances the study of (im-)precision, we apply it to a sample of 76 IOs. Our descriptive results show high face validity and closely track previous characterizations of these IOs. Finally, we explore patterns in the data, expecting that imprecision in IO treaties increases with the number of states, power asymmetries, and the delegation of authority, while it decreases with the pooling of authority. In a sample of major IOs, we find robust empirical support for the power asymmetries and delegation propositions. Overall, DIMI provides exciting new avenues to study precision in International Relations and beyond.
      PubDate: 2023-07-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-022-09476-y
       
  • Migration governance through trade agreements: insights from the MITA
           dataset

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      Abstract: Abstract States struggle to establish multilateral cooperation on migration – yet they include more and more migration provisions in preferential trade agreements (PTAs). This article sheds light on this phenomenon by introducing the Migration Provisions in Preferential Trade Agreements (MITA) dataset. Covering 797 agreements signed between 1960 and 2020, this dataset offers a fine-grained coding of three types of migration provisions: those that facilitate the international mobility of service providers and labor migrants, protect migrant rights, and control unauthorized migration. Against the backdrop of limping multilateralism, we examine PTAs’ migration policy content with regard to two key cooperation dilemmas: conflicts of interest within developed countries and between them and developing countries. Facilitating business and labor mobility might be a possible way around the first dilemma, commonly referred to as the ‘liberal paradox': the tension between economic demands for openness and political calls for closure. Nevertheless, this facilitation is largely limited to highly skilled migrants and agreements between developed economies. Provisions for migration control tend to be included in agreements between developed and developing countries, which signals that states use issue-linkages to address the second dilemma, i.e. interest asymmetries. Finally, provisions for migrant rights stand out because they do not deepen over time. Our findings suggest that while PTAs have become an increasingly common venue for migration governance, the issue-linkage between trade and migration cooperation perpetuates entrenched divisions in the international system. The MITA dataset will allow researchers and policymakers to track the evolution of the trade-migration nexus and systematically investigate the motives for and effects of various migration provisions in PTAs.
      PubDate: 2023-07-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-023-09493-5
       
  • The political power of internet business: A comprehensive dataset of
           Telecommunications Ownership and Control (TOSCO)

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      Abstract: Abstract The ‘internet’—familiar shorthand for information and communication technologies (ICT)—is built on a physical infrastructure owned by a variety of state and private actors, foreign and domestic, with multiple interests. It has not only driven change on a global scale; its spread also had a profound impact on the social sciences. However, our understanding of how its architecture, and especially its owners, influence its political and economic impact is still in its infancy. This paper presents the Telecommunications Ownership and Control (TOSCO) dataset on ownership of internet service providers (ISPs) that allows to recognize the internet as strategically built and used by governments and corporations. Along with a thorough discussion of the conceptualization and operationalization of ownership as a variable, the TOSCO dataset enables comparative large-N analysis of the determinants and effects of varying ownership structures and identities in the transforming context of 49 African countries, 2000–2019. We demonstrate its usefulness with descriptive statistics and regression analyses using replication data from research on the internet’s democratizing and corruption-reducing effects. In allowing for a more realistic account, TOSCO supports scholars and practitioners concerned with the determinants and effects of internet service provision, use and control in Africa and beyond.
      PubDate: 2023-07-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-022-09483-z
       
  • WHO approves' Relative trust, the WHO, and China’s COVID-19
           vaccines

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      Abstract: Abstract This paper aims to answer a general question: whether an international organization (IO) is able to shape public opinion in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the pandemic took hold in early 2020, countries across the globe have switched gear from prevention to vaccination. Most had to not only secure a sufficient supply of vaccines, but also to curb vaccine hesitancy among their populations. Can endorsement by an international organization like the World Health Organization (WHO) enhance a vaccine’s acceptability' Based on a survey experiment conducted in Taiwan, our study leverages the special relationship between China and Taiwan to show that WHO endorsement can induce acceptance of Chinese vaccines among Taiwanese people. However, the effect is found to be contextual in the sense that it only works when people’s trust in the WHO is higher than their trust in the vaccine’s country of origin. Our study not only contributes to the literature of IO legitimacy by empirically showing IOs’ causal effects on public opinion, but also sheds light on how a vaccine’s credibility can be enhanced to promote vaccination uptake.
      PubDate: 2023-07-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-022-09481-1
       
  • Bureaucratic capacity and preference attainment in international economic
           negotiations

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      Abstract: Abstract What determines states’ ability to influence the contents of international institutions' Extant scholarship on international economic negotiations highlights the importance of political and economic capacity in negotiations. In this article, we argue that another structural source of negotiating power has been overlooked: bureaucratic capacity. Building on in-depth interviews with a large sample of international economic negotiators, we develop a theory of how differences in bureaucratic capacity can give states advantages in bilateral negotiations. We test our theory on a dataset of bilateral investment treaties. To measure preference attainment, we combine a unique repository of states’ public negotiating mandates called model treaties and the texts of finalized investment treaties to compute the verbatim distances between states’ stated preferences and the treaties they negotiate. We then show that states with greater bureaucratic capacity than their counterparts tend to achieve higher preference attainment in investment treaty negotiations. Our results have important implications for scholarship on international negotiations and for policy-makers engaged in investment policy reform.
      PubDate: 2023-07-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-022-09475-z
       
  • At what cost' Power, payments, and public support of international
           organizations

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      Abstract: Abstract The drivers of public support for international organizations (IOs) are multifaceted and contested. Focusing on the US, we argue that citizens weigh elite cues about the financial burden associated with funding IOs and the influence over IOs that such funding yields. Moreover, we identify political ideology as a powerful moderator – theorizing that conservatives should respond more positively to cues about US influence and more negatively to cues about financial costs than liberals. We find support for the core theory, but also counterintuitively find that the negative effect of the cost treatment manifests primarily amongst liberals as opposed to conservatives. A second, pre-registered experiment reveals that conservatives support increasing funding to IOs to secure US influence, and may even support increasing taxes to do so, especially when cued by a co-partisan. By contrast, liberals who learn that funding provides influence prefer to cut funding to IOs, even when cued by a co-partisan.
      PubDate: 2023-07-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-022-09479-9
       
  • Chris Humphrey. 2022. Financing the Future: Multilateral Development Banks
           in the Changing World Order of the 21st Century. (Oxford: Oxford
           University Press). Laura Francesca Peitz. 2023. The Dual Nature of
           Multilateral Development Banks: Balancing Development and Financial
           Logics. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press)

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      PubDate: 2023-06-22
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-023-09496-2
       
  • The politics of international testing

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      Abstract: Abstract How does quantifying and ranking national performance influence state behavior' Cross-national assessments in education, such as the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) promoted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), have become increasingly prominent in recent years. However, cross-national assessments are politically contentious, and their impact remains underexplored. We argue that assessment participation has a meaningful, positive impact on education outcomes and evaluate three hypotheses related to elite, domestic, and transnational mechanisms. Our mixed-method approach draws on a panel dataset covering all cross-national assessments and all countries as well as an original survey of education officials directly responsible for planning and implementation in 46 countries. We find that assessment participation increases net secondary enrollment rates even after accounting for potential self-selection. The magnitude of this increase is large: on a global basis, it is equivalent to improved access to higher education for 27–32 million students annually. The empirical evidence suggests elite-level mechanisms are primarily responsible for these findings.
      PubDate: 2023-06-20
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-023-09494-4
       
  • Introducing the Intergovernmental Policy Output Dataset (IPOD)

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      Abstract: Abstract There is a growing recognition that international organizations (IOs) formulate and adopt policy in a wide range of areas. IOs have emerged as key venues for states seeking joint solutions to contemporary challenges such as climate change or COVID-19, and to establish frameworks to bolster trade, development, security, and more. In this capacity, IOs produce both extraordinary and routine policy output with a multitude of purposes, ranging from policies of historic significance like admitting new members to the more mundane tasks of administering IO staff. This article introduces the Intergovernmental Policy Output Dataset (IPOD), which covers close to 37,000 individual policy acts of 13 multi-issue IOs in the 1980–2015 period. The dataset fills a gap in the growing body of literature on the comparative study of IOs, providing researchers with a fine-grained perspective on the structure of IO policy output and data for comparisons across time, policy areas, and organizations. This article describes the construction and coverage of the dataset and identifies key temporal and cross-sectional patterns revealed by the data. In a concise illustration of the dataset’s utility, we apply models of punctuated equilibria in a comparative study of the relationship between institutional features and broad policy agenda dynamics. Overall, the Intergovernmental Policy Output Dataset offers a unique resource for researchers to analyze IO policy output in a granular manner and to explore questions of responsiveness, performance, and legitimacy of IOs.
      PubDate: 2023-06-06
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-023-09492-6
       
  • The comparative constitutional compliance database

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      Abstract: Abstract This article introduces a novel database that measures governments’ compliance with national constitutions. It combines information on de jure constitutional rules with data on their de facto implementation. The individual compliance indicators can be grouped into four categories that we aggregate into an overall indicator of constitutional compliance: property rights and the rule of law, political rights, civil rights, and basic human rights. The database covers 175 countries over the period 1900 to 2020 and can be used by researchers interested in studying the determinants or the effects of (non)compliance with constitutions. Our investigation of the stylized facts of constitutional compliance reveals a long-term increase in compliance, which occurred primarily around the year 1990. The Americas experienced the steepest increase in compliance, but also Africa and Europe improved particularly at the end of the Cold War. Democracies – particularly those with parliamentary and mixed systems – show more constitutional compliance than nondemocracies, among which military dictatorships perform the worst. Constitutional design also matters: Constitutions that allow for the dismissal of the head of state or government for violating constitutional rules are being complied with more.
      PubDate: 2023-05-25
      DOI: 10.1007/s11558-023-09491-7
       
 
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