Erik Voeten


Estimating Dynamic State Preferences from United Nations Voting Data , Journal of Conflict Resolution (forthcoming) (with Michael Bailey and Anton Strezhnev )

Are New Democracies Better Human Rights Compliers? International Organization (forthcoming) With Sharanbir Grewal

“How Does Customary International Law Change? International Studies Quarterly (forthcoming, with Pierre-Hugues Verdier)

Precedent, Compliance, and Change in Customary International Law: An Explanatory Theory American Journal of International Law 108.3 (2014): 389-434., (with Pierre-Hugues Verdier)

“Domestic Implementation of European Court of Human Rights Judgments: Legal Infrastructure and Government Effectiveness Matter: A Reply to Dia Anagnostou and Alina Mungiu-Pippidi” European Journal of International Law 25.1 (2014): 229-238

“International Courts as Agents of Legal Change: Evidence from LGBT Rights in Europe” International Organization 68.01 (2014): 77-110. (with Larry Helfer). Replication data

  “Does participation in international organizations increase cooperation?.” The Review of International Organizations 9.3 (2014): 285-308.

Public Opinion and the Legitimacy of International Courts“,  Theoretical Inquiries in Law 14.2 (2013): 411-436.

“Precedent on International Courts: A Network Analysis of Case Citations by the European Court of Human Rights British Journal of Political Science 42.02 (2012): 413-439  (with Yonatan Lupu). Replication data

Unipolar Politics as Usual Cambridge Review of International Affairs.  24.2 (2011): 121-128.

“Borrowing and Non-Borrowing among International Courts.” Journal of Legal Studies 39.2 (2010): 547-576.

“The Politics of International Judicial Appointments”. Chicago Journal of International Law (Winter 2009).

“The Cost of Shame: International Organizations, Foreign Aid, and Human Rights Norms Enforcement” (with James Lebovic, Journal of Peace Research 46.1 (2009): 79-97  Web appendix with robustness checks.

“The Impartiality of International Judges: Evidence from the European Court of Human Rights”. American Political Science Review 102.04 (2008): 417-433.

“The Politics of International Judicial Appointments: Evidence from the European Court of Human Rights“. International Organization 61.04 (2007): 669-701.

“Measuring Legal Systems”. the Journal of Comparative Economics (Fall 2007, w“Measuring Legal Systemsith Howard Rosenthal) 35.4 (2007): 711-728.

With James Lebovic, “The Politics of Shame: The Condemnation of Country Human Rights Practices in the UNHRC” International Studies Quarterly, 50.4 (2006): 861-888.

With Paul Brewer, Public Opinion, the War in Iraq, and Presidential Accountability” Journal of Conflict Resolution , October 2006

The Political Origins of the UN Security Council’s Ability to Legitimize the Use of Force , International Organization, 59.03 (2005): 527-557.

With Howard Rosenthal: Analyzing Roll Calls With Perfect Spatial Voting , The American Journal of Political Science 48.3 (2004): 620-632.An earlier version Government Instability with Perfect Spatial Voting: France 1946-1958 is available as Russel sage working paper #197

Resisting the Lonely Superpower: Responses of States in the United Nations to U.S. Dominance In the Journal of Politics August 66.3 (2004): 729-754. Supplementary materials

“Outside Options and The Logic of Security Council Action.” American Political Science ReviewDecember 2001, pp 845-858.

Clashes in the Assembly International OrganizationSpring 54.02 (2000): 185-215.

Book Reviews

 “Norms, Power, and Human Rights” International Studies Review 16(2) 302-306

Domestic Law Goes Global” Perspectives on Politics 2013

“Channels of Power” Review of International Organizations 2011


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