BASC Staff Articles
Analyzing NATO Expansion: An Institutional Bargaining Approach
Contemporary Security Policy, 2000
Unlike most security issues, knowing where one stands on NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) expansion does not help us to easily distinguish between realist and reflectivist views or, for that matter, between hawks and doves.
Exorcising Asian Debt: Lessons from Latin American Rollovers, Workouts, and Writedowns
Private Capital Flows in the Age of Globalization: The Aftermath of the Asian Crisis, 2000
The Asian crisis has once again raised the issue of how relations between lenders and debtors might be better managed to prevent the recurrence of such problems.
The Wobbly Triangle: Economic Relationships among Europe, Asia, and the U.S. after the Asian Crisis
After the Asian Crises: Implications for Global Politics and Economics, 2000
Discussion of the potential conflict among three actors ⎯ Japan, Europe, and the United States ⎯ has been a popular topic among academics, policymakers, and popular commentators.
Withering APEC? The Search for an Institutional Role
International Relations in The Asia-Pacific: New Patterns of Power, Interest and Cooperation, 2000
The Asian crisis that began in 1997 has affected countries throughout the region.
APEC as an International Institution
APEC: Its Challenges and Tasks in the 21st Century, 2000
The creation of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) in 1989 was greeted with a combination of hope and skepticism. Unlike many regions of the world, regional institutions in Asia, and particularly the Asia-Pacific, have been scarce.
Creating and Modifying Institutions: The Role of Bargaining, Linkages, and Nesting
Internationalization, Economic Dependence, and National Security, 2000
The problem of institutional reconciliation, particularly through the nesting of institutions, is likely to become an increasingly important issue in international bargaining.