1990s Publications

BASC Staff Articles

Goods, Games, and Institutions

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

International Political Science Review, 1999
International institutions can help to overcome the problem of supplying goods that are difficult to restrict in terms of consumption.

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Reconciling Multiple Institutions: Bargaining, Linkages, and Nesting.

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

Institutional Designs for a Complex World: Bargaining, Linkages, and Nesting, 1998
International institutions are rarely created in a vacuum. When new institutions are developed, they often must be reconciled with existing ones.

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Analyzing Institutional Transformation in the Asia-Pacific

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

Asia-Pacific Crossroads: Regime Creation and the Future of APEC, 1998
The development of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) in 1989 has been greeted with a combination of hope and skepticism.

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Institutional Nesting: Lessons and Prospects

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director|

Institutional Designs for a Complex World: Bargaining, Linkages, and Nesting, 1998
The tension between globalism, regionalism, and sectoralism has continued to challenge both policymakers and analysts.

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The Origin of Games: A Theory of the Formation of Ordinal Preferences and Games

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director| Pierre Allan|

Cooperative Models in International Relations Research, 1994
When faced with situations involving strategic interaction, game theory has shown itself to be an invaluable approach to understanding actors’ behavior.

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Cycling Over Berlin: The Deadline and Wall Crises

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director| Pierre Allan|

Diplomacy, Force, and Leadership: Essays in Honor of Alexander L. George, 1993
This chapter attempts to follow some of Alexander George’s exacting standards in analyzing two crises: the 1958-1959 Berlin Deadline crisis and the 1961 Berlin Wall crisis.

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Cold War Endgames

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director| Pierre Allan|

The End Of The Cold War: Evaluating Theories Of International Relations, 1992
This text examines some of the main theories of international relations through a single major historical turning point namely the end of the Cold War.

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The Future of APEC

Asia-Pacific Crossroads: Regime Creation and the Future of APEC, 1998
Regionalism has become a prominent feature of international relations in the second half of the 20th century, but one whose significance for the international order is not yet fully understood.

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