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


Ethnic Violence in Africa: Destructive Legacies of Pre-Colonial States
Accepted, International Organization

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

Accepted, Journal of Politics

Economic Grievances and Civil War: An Application to the Resource Curse
Accepted, International Studies Quarterly

What Were the Consequences of Decolonization? (with Alexander Lee)
Accepted, International Studies Quarterly

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.

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

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

Under Review

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

R&R, American Political Science Review

Colonial Institutions and Democracy: Resisted Transitions from European Settler Oligarchies

R&R, World Politics

Did British Colonialism Promote Democracy? Divergent Inheritances and Diminishing Legacies 

(with Alexander Lee). R&R, Journal of Comparative Economics

The Great Revenue Divergence ​(with Alexander Lee)

Working Papers

The Repression-Revolution Dilemma

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

Crafting the Dictator's Military: Loyalty, Efficiency, and the Guardianship Dilemma