Jack Paine – University of Rochester Political Science, jackpaine@rochester.edu

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Ethnic Violence in Africa: Destructive Legacies of Pre-Colonial States
International Organization, 2019, 73(3): 645-683.

Democratic Contradictions in European Settler Colonies
World Politics, 2019, 71(3): 542-585.

British Colonialism and Democracy: Divergent Inheritances and Diminishing Legacies
(with Alexander Lee) Forthcoming, Journal of Comparative Economics

Redistributive Political Transitions: Minority Rule and Liberation Wars in Colonial Africa

Journal of Politics, 2019, 81(2): 505-523.

Economic Grievances and Civil War: An Application to the Resource Curse
International Studies Quarterly, 2019, 63(2): 244-258.

What Were the Consequences of Decolonization? (with Alexander Lee)
International Studies Quarterly, 2019, 63(2): 406-416.

Qualitative Investigation of Theoretical Models: The Value of Process Tracing  

(with Peter Lorentzen and M. Taylor Fravel)

Journal of Theoretical Politics,  2017, 29(3): 467-491. LIST OF FORMAL THEORY ARTICLES

Rethinking the Conflict Resource Curse: How Oil Wealth Prevents Center-Seeking Civil Wars

International Organization, 2016, 70(4): 727-761. APPENDIX

Set-Theoretic Comparative Methods (STCM): Less Distinctive Than Claimed

Comparative Political Studies, 2016, 49(6): 703-741.

Invited Submissions

Uses and Abuses of Formal Models in Political Science  (with Scott A. Tyson)

Prepared for the SAGE Handbook of Political Science: A Global Perspective 

Still Searching for the Value-Added: Persistent Concerns about Set-Theoretic Comparative Methods

Comparative Political Studies, 2016, 49(6): 793-800.

Under Review

The Great Revenue Divergence ​(with Alexander Lee)

A Theory of Strategic Civil War Aims: Explaining the Mixed Oil-Conflict Curse​

The Dictator's Power-Sharing Dilemma: Countering Elite and External Threats​

The Loyalty-Efficiency Tradeoff in Authoritarian Repression

Work in Progress

Historical Origins of Modern Ethnic Violence: Pre-Colonial States and Separatist Civil Wars 

Elections under Colonialism (book manuscript with Alexander Lee)

The Repression-Revolution Dilemma

Threatening, Building, and Constraining the State (with Brenton Kenkel)

Undemocratic Consequences of Democratic Constitutions

(with Gretchen Helmke and Mary Kroeger)

Ideological Polarization and Externalized Civil War: Evidence from Post-World War II Africa

(with Philip Roessler)