Research

I. Refereed Journal Articles
An Economic Ranking of the US Presidents, 1789-2009: A Data-Based ApproachPS: Politics & Political Science 45(4):596-604 (Oct 2012)
[click here for: Data and Methods Appendixes].

Toward an International Relations Theory of National Innovation RatesSecurity Studies 21(1):113-151 (March 2012). Appendix

Does Culture Still Matter?: The Effects of Individualism on National Innovation Rates” Written with Sean P. Wilson. Journal of Business Venturing 27:234-247 (Jan 2012).

Intellectual Property Protection and U.S. Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies” Written with James Mitchell Watkins. Journal of Intellectual Property Rights 15(6):415-428 (Nov 2010)

Federalism and Technological Change in Blood ProductsJournal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 34(6): 863-898 (Dec 2009)

International Linkages and National Innovation Rates: An Exploratory ProbeReview of Policy Research 26(1-2):127-149 (Jan/Mar 2009).

International Political Economy: The Reverse Salient of InnovationReview of Policy Research 26(1-2):219-223 (Jan/Mar 2009).

Podcast Lectures as a Primary Teaching Technology: Results of a One-Year TrialJournal of Political Science Education 5(2):135-153 (2009)

Political Decentralization and Technological Innovation: Testing The Innovative Advantages of Decentralized StatesReview of Policy Research 24(3):231-257 (May 2007)

Empirical Evidence Against Varieties of Capitalism’s Theory of Technological InnovationInternational Organization 58(3):601-631 (Summer 2004)

II. Public Policy Articles
“Economic Security: Expanding Women’s Participation in US Science” with Sue V. Rosser, Harvard International Review 30(3): 20-24 (Fall 2008)

“Dominance Through Technology” Foreign Affairs 74(6) (Nov/Dec, 1995)

III. Book Chapters
Patents” in Science and Politics. Ed. Brent Steel pp. 423-428 (Sage/CQ Press, 2014).

“Broadband Enabled Innovation” written with Michael Best in Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2012: Smart Regulation for a Broadband World. (International Telecommunications Union, 2012).

“The Political Economy of National Leadership in Science and Technology” in Leadership in Science and Technology: A Reference Handbook. Ed. William Bainbridge (Sage Publications, 2011).

Politics and the Science of Science Policy” written with Harvey Sapolsky in Handbook of Science of Science Policy eds. John H. Marburger III, Kaye Husbands Fealing, Julia Lane, Bill Valdez, & Stephanie Shipp. (Stanford University Press, 2011).

“Regression Analysis” (unedited version) in 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook. Eds. John Ishiyama and Marijke Breuning pp. 478-489 (Sage Publications, 2010).

IV. Working Papers
The International Determinants of National Innovation Rates: An Exploratory Probe (July 2007)

Political Decentralization and Technological Change: Hypotheses From Comparative Case Studies in Blood and Electricity (Oct 2006)

V. Selected Recent Conference Papers

“National Innovation Rates: The Evidence For/Against Domestic Institutions ” 103rd Annual APSA Meeting (Chicago 2007)

“International Relations Theory and Technological Power” 102nd Annual APSA Meeting (Philadelphia, 2006)

“Political Institutions, Economic Performance, and Global Inequality: The Case of Decentralization” 100th Annual APSA Meeting (Chicago, 2004)

“Politics, Institutions, and Variance in the Economic Performance of Nations” 100th Annual APSA Meeting (Chicago, 2004)

“Comparing Technological Innovation Rates in Different Capitalist Systems” MPSA National Conference (Chicago 2004)

“A Study of the Comparative Political Economy of Innovation: How Political Institutions Affect Long-Run Technological Progress” 98th Annual APSA Meeting (Boston, 2002)

“IPC Conference Summary on Globalization” with Teresa M. Lynch, David Hsu, Kamal M. Malak. MIT Industrial Performance Center Working Paper 00-001 (Boston, 2000)