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Research

Recent Publications

2011

Abolafia, M. Y. (2011). "Monetary Policy in the United States." In Paul Quirk and William Cunion (Eds.), Governing America: Major Policies and Decisions of Federal, State and Local Government. Facts on File. (Reprint #413)

Asal, Victor, Stephen Shellman and Tiffiany Howard. (2011).  "Methodological Development in Nationalism, Ethnicity and Migration," In Robert A. Denemark, and Andrea K. Gerlak (Eds.) International Studies Compendia. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. (Reprint #410)

Breiger, Ronald, Gary Ackerman, Victor Asal, David Melamed, Brinton Milward, Karl Rethemeyer, and Eric Schoon. (2011). "Application of a Profile Similarity Methodology for Identifying Terrorist Groups that Use or Pursue CBRN Weapons." Pp. 26-33 in Salerno, J., Yang, S.J., Nau, D., and Chai, S.-K. (eds.) Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction. New York: Springer.

Ghaffarzadegan, N., & Stewart, T. R. (2011). An Extension to the constructivist coding hypothesis as a learning model for selective feedback when the base rate is high. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 37(4), 1044-1047.

Isset, Kimberley R., Kelly LeRoux, Ines A. Mergel, Pamela A. Mischen, and R. Karl Rethemeyer. (2011). "Network in Public Administration Scholarship: Understanding Where We Are and Where We Need to Go." Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. (Reprint #409)

Kathleen Sullivan and Patricia Strach. "Inclusion, Exclusion, and Citizenship." (2011). The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion:  Controversies and Strategies for 21st Century Policy and Politics, David Ericson (ed) New York:  Routledge, 91-109.
 
Patricia Strach and Kathleen Sullivan (2011).  "The State's Relations: What the Institution of Family Tells Us about Governance."  Political Research Quarterly. (Reprint #408)

Patricia Strach and Virginia Sapiro. 2011. "Campaigning for Congress in the '9/11' Era:  Considerations of Gender and Party in Response to an Exogenous Shock." American Politics Research. 39 (2): 264-290.

Stewart, T. R., Mumpower, J. L., & Holzworth, R. J. (2011, in press). Learning to make selection and detection decisions: The roles of base rate and feedback. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making.

Virginia Sapiro, Katherine Cramer Walsh, Patricia Strach, and Valerie Hennings.  (2011).  "Gender, Context, and Television Advertising:  A Comprehensive Analysis of 2000 and 2002 House Races." Political Research Quarterly. (Reprint #407)

Weaver, E. A., & Stewart, T. R. (2011, in press). Dimensions of judgment:  Factor analysis of individual differences. Behavioral Decision Making (Special issue on individual differences).

2010

Abolafia, M.Y. (2010). "Can Speculative Bubbles Be Managed?: An Institutional Analysis." Strategic Organization, 8(1). (Reprint #414) 
 
Abolafia, M. Y. (2010). "Narrative Construction as Sensemaking: How a Central Bank Thinks." Organization Studies, 31(2). (Reprint #412)
 
Abolafia, M. Y. (2010). "Why We Still Have Speculative Bubbles: Limits of Rationalization in Finance Capitalism." Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Vol. 28. (Reprint #411)
  
Anderson, Ian, R. Karl Rethemeyer, and Victor H. Asal. (2010). "Lethal Combinations: Studying the Structure of Terrorist Networks" in Schmorrow, Dylan and Denise Nicholson (eds.) Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press / Taylor & Francis, Ltd.

Asal, Victor, Gary Ackerman, and R. Karl Rethemeyer.  forthcoming. Connections Can Be Toxic: Terrorist Organizational Factors and the Pursuit of CBRN Weapons. Studies in Terrorism and Conflict.

Asal, Victor, Mitchell Brown, and Angela Dalton. Forthcoming. "Why Split? Organizational Splits among Ethno-Political Organizations in the Middle East." Journal of Conflict and Resolution.

Asal, Victor, Stephen Shellman and Tiffiany Howard. 2010.  "Methodological Development in Nationalism, Ethnicity and Migration,"  In Robert A. Denemark, and  Andrea K. Gerlak (Eds.)  International Studies Compendia Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

Schuman, S. (Ed.). (2010). Working with Difficult Groups: How They are Difficult, Why They are Difficult, What You Can Do About It. San Francisco: Jossey­Bass/Wiley.

2009

Andersen, D.F. (2009). “Integrating Modes of Policy Analysis and Strategic Management Practice: Requisite Elements and Dilemmas”  (with Colin Eden, Fran Ackerman, John M. Bryson, and George P. Richardson,) Journal of Operational Research Society, 60: 2-13. (Reprint #303)
 
Asal, Victor H. and R. Karl Rethemeyer. (2009). "Characteristics of Jihadists Who Use or Pursue CBRN: A Quantitative Approach." In G. Ackerman and J. Tamsett (Eds.), Jihadists & Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Growing Threat. London: Taylor & Francis. (Reprint #406)
 
Asal, Victor, R. Karl Rethemeyer, Ian Anderson, Jeff Rizzo, Matthew M. Rozea, and Allyson Stein. (2009). "The Softest Of Targets: A Study on Terrorist Target Selection." Journal of Applied Security Research, 4 (3): 258-278. (Reprint #405)
 
Beardsley, Kyle and Victor Asal.  (2009). "Nuclear Weapons as Shields" Conflict Management and Peace Science, 26 (3): 235-255. (Reprint #404)
 
Beardsley, Kyle and Victor Asal. (2009).  "Winning with the Bomb." Journal of Conflict Resolution, 53 (2): 278-301. (Reprint #403)
 
Birkland, T.A., Suter, Larry, and Raima Later. (2009). "Disaster Research and Social Network Analysis: Examples of the Scientific Understanding of Human Dynamics at the National Science Foundation," Population Research and Policy Review, 28(1): 1-10. (Reprint #311)
 
Chung, I.J. (2009). Toward E-Government Sustainability: The Information Network Village Project in South Korea.  In Reddick, C. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Strategies for Local E-Government Adoption and Implementation: Comparative Studies (pp.773-793). IGI Global.
 
Lankford, H. (2009). “Teacher Preparation and Student Achievement” (with D. Boyd, P. Grossman, S. Loeb, and J. Wyckoff). Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 31(4): 416-440. (Reprint #314)
 
Marschke, G. (2009). "Inventive Activity and Scholarship in Academe: Complements or Substitutes?" (with B.Goldfarb and A. Smith), Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 18(8): 743-756. (Reprint #315)
 
Park, Hyun Hee, R. Karl Rethemeyer, and Deneen M. Hatmaker. (2009). “Political Connections: Assessing the Determinants of Social Structure in Policy Networks.” 2009 Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. (Reprint #402)
 
Rethemeyer, R. Karl. (2009). “Making Sense of Collaboration and Governance: Issues and Challenges.” Public Performance and Management Review, 32(4): 565-573. (Reprint #401)
 
Patricia Strach. (2009). “Making Higher Education Affordable:  Policy Design in Post-War America.”  Journal of Policy History, 21(1): 61-88. (Reprint #400)

2008

Asal, Victor, Mitchell Brown, and Renee Gibson Figueroa. (2008).  "Structure and Empowerment and the Liberalization of Cross-National Abortion Rights." Politics and Gender, 4 (2): 265-84. (Reprint #377)
 
Asal, Victor, C. Christine Fair, and Stephen M. Shellman. (2008).  "Consenting to a Child's Jihad." Studies in Terrorism and Conflict, 20 (5): 1001-1022. (Reprint #306)
 
Asal, Victor, and Paul G. Harwood. (2008). "Search Engines: Terrorism's Killer App." Studies in Terrorism and Conflict, 31: 641-654. (Reprint #307)
 
Asal, Victor, and R. Karl Rethemeyer. (2008). "Dilettantes, Ideologues, and the Weak: Terrorists Who Don't Kill." Conflict Management and Peace Science, 25(3): 244­
 
263. (Reprint #308)
 
Asal, Victor, and R. Karl Rethemeyer. (2008). "The Nature of the Beast: Terrorist Organizational Characteristics and Organizational Lethality." Journal of Politics, 70(2): 437-449. (Reprint #309)
 
Birkland, T. A., Horton, B.P., Bird, M., Cowie, S., Hawkes, A., Hwai, A.T.S., Law, L., Macgregor, C., Ong, J.E., Teh, T.S. and Yasin, Z. (2008). “Environmental And Socio-Economic Dynamics Of The Indian Ocean Tsunami In Penang, Malaysia.” Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 29: 307-324. (Reprint #310)
 
Hatmaker, Deneen M., Hyun Hee Park, and R. Karl Rethemeyer. (2008). “Who Are All These People? Managing Expansion and Succession in the Public Sector.” 2008 Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. (Reprint #422)
 
Hatmaker, Deneen M. and R. Karl Rethemeyer. (2008). “Mobile Trust, Enacted Relationships: Social Capital in a State-Level Policy Network.” International Public Management Journal, 11(4): 426-462. [Awarded the Accenture Advances Award for best article in Volume 11 of the International Public Management Journal.] (Reprint #421)
 
Lankford, H. (2008). “The Impact of Assessment and Accountability on Teacher Recruitment and Retention: Are There Unintended Consequences?” Public Finance Review 36(1), 88-111 (with D. Boyd, S. Loeb and J. Wyckoff).  (Reprint #312)
 
Lankford, H. (2008). “Measuring Effect Sizes, the Effect of Measurement Error” (with D. Boyd, P. Grossman, S. Loeb, and J. Wyckoff). Urban Institute.  (Reprint #313)
 
Marschke, G. (2008). "A General Test for Distortions in Performance Measures," (with
 
P. Courty), The Review of Economics and Statistics, 90(3): 428-441. (Reprint #316)
 
Rethemeyer, R. Karl and Deneen M. Hatmaker. (2008). “Network Management Reconsidered: An Inquiry Into Management of Network Structures in Public Sector Service.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 18(4): 617-646. (Reprint #420)
 
Wyckoff, J. (2008) “Closing the Student Achievement Gap by Increasing the Effectiveness of Teachers in Low-Performing Schools” (with D. Boyd, and H. Lankford) in Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy, H. Ladd and E. Fiske eds., Routledge pp. 535-550. (Reprint #317)
 
Wyckoff, J. (2008) “The Impact of Assessment and Accountability on Teacher Recruitment and Retention: Are There Unintended Consequences?” (with D. Boyd, H. Lankford and S. Loeb), Public Finance Review, 2008, 36(1), pp. 88-111 (Reprint #318)
 
Martinez-Moyano, I. J., Rich, E., Conrad, S., Andersen, D. F., & Stewart, T. R. (2008). “A Behavioral Theory of Insider-Threat Risks:  A System Dynamics Approach.” ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, 18(2): Article 7. (Reprint #319)

2007

Andersen, D. (2007). “Group Model Building: Problem Structuring, Policy Simulation and Decision Support,” (with Jac A.M. Vennix, George P. Richardson, Etienne
 
A.J.A. Rouwette), Journal of the Operational Research Society, 58(5): 691-694. (Reprint #320)
 
Andersen, D. (2007) “Anatomy of a Group Model Building Intervention: Building Dynamic Theory from Case Study Research” (with Luis Luna-Reyes, Ignacio Martinez-Moyano, Theresa Pardo, Anthony Cressell, and George Richardson), System Dynamics Review, doi:10.1002/sdr.349 (Reprint #321)
 
Birkland, Thomas A. and Carrie A. Schneider. (2007). “Emergency Management in the Courts: Trends after September 11 and Katrina,” Justice System Journal, 28(1), 20-35. (Reprint #322)
 
Birkland, Thomas A.  Robbins, Paul., ed. (2007). Encyclopedia of Environment and Society. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Reference. Contributor of chapters on earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, oil spills, Exxon Valdez and Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Reprint #323)
 
Lankford, H. (2007). “Closing the Student Achievement Gap by Increasing the Effectiveness of Teachers in Low-Performing Schools: What are Promising Policies?”  Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy, H. Ladd and
 
E. Fiske eds. (with D. Boyd and J. Wyckoff). (Reprint #324)
 
Lankford, H. (2007). “The Role of Teacher Preparation and Certification in Improving the Quality of K-12 Teachers” The Future of Children (Excellence in the Classroom: Policies to Improve the Teacher Workforce), Susanna Loeb, Cecilia Rouse and Anthony Shorris, eds. 17(1) (with D. Boyd, D. Goldhaber and J. Wyckoff). (Reprint #325)
 
Lankford, H. (2007). “New York City Mentoring: How Teachers and Schools Jointly Determine the Implementation of a District-Wide Mentoring Program,”  (with D. Boyd, P. Grossman, H. Lankford, S. Loeb, J. Myung and J. Wyckoff). (Reprint #326)
 
Lankford, H. (2007).“Who Leaves? Teacher Attrition and Student Achievement” (with
 
D. Boyd, P. Grossman, S. Loeb and J. Wyckoff). September 2007.  (Reprint #327)
 
Marschke, G. (2007) The following chapters in Performance Standards in a Government Bureaucracy: Analytic Essays on the Performance Standards Systems in Job Training Programs, (James J. Heckman and Carolyn Heinrich, eds), W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, forthcoming.  (i) "Program and Performance Standards System Design in U.S. Employment and Training Programs," (Chapter 2, with P. Courty, C. Heinrich, and J. Smith); (ii) "The JTPA Incentive System: Implementing Performance Measurement and Funding," (Chapter 4, with P. Courty); (iii) "Setting the Standards: Performance Targets and Benchmarks," (Chapter 5, with C. Heinrich and P. Courty); and (iv) "Overview of Dysfunctional Responses in Performance Standards Systems," (Chapter 7, with P. Courty) (Reprint #328)
 
Marschke, G. (2007) "How Much U.S. Technological Innovation Begins in Universities," (with J. Kim), Economic Commentary, Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank, April 1, 2007, pp. 1-3. (Reprint #329)
 
Nugent, P. D. and Abolafia, M. Y. (2007). “Imagining the Iron Cage: Rhetoric in Critical Ethnography.” Ethnography, 8(2): 205-226. (Reprint #419)
 
Rethemeyer, R. Karl. (2007). “The Empires Strike Back: Is the Internet Tending to Corporatize Rather Than Democratize Policy Processes?” Public Administration Review, 67(2), 199-214. [Lead article.] (Reprint #330)
 
Rethemeyer, R. Karl. (2007). “Policymaking in the Age of Internet: Is the Internet Tending to Make Policy Networks More or Less Inclusive?” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 17(2) 259-284. (Reprint #331)
 
Richardson, G.P. (2007). How to Anticipate Change in Tobacco Control Systems, in Greater Than the Sum: Systems Thinking in Tobacco Control, A. Best, P.I. Clark,
 
S.J. Leischow, W.M.K. Trochim, eds. National Concer Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, 2007.  (Reprint #332)
 
Richardson, G.P. (2007). Group model building: problem structuring, policy simulation and decision support . D F Andersen, J A M Vennix, G P Richardson, E A J A Rouwette. The Journal of the Operational Research Society. Oxford: May 2007. 58,5 (691-695). (Reprint #333)
 
Rohrbaugh, J. and Zagonel, A. A. (2007). “Using Group Model Building to Inform Public Policy Making and Implementation.” In H. Qudrat-Ullah, J. M. Spector, and P. Davidson (eds.), Complex Decision Making: Theory and Practice. New York: Springer. (Reprint #334)
 
Strach, P. (2007) All in the Family:  The Private Roots of American Public Policy. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
 
Wyckoff, J. (2007) “The Role of Teacher Preparation and Certification in Improving the Quality of K-12 Teachers” (with D. Boyd, D. Goldhaber and H. Lankford), in Susanna Loeb, Cecilia Rouse and Anthony Shorris, eds. Excellence in the Classroom: Policies to Improve the Teacher Workforce 17(1), pp. 45-68. (Reprint #335)

2006

Abolafia, M. Y. (2006). "Financial Markets." In Jens Beckert and Milan Zafirovski (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology, (pp. 272-277). London: Routledge. (Reprint #418)
 
Andersen, D.F. (2006). “Integrating Modes of Systems Thinking into Strategic Planning Education and Practice: The Thinking Persons’ Institute Approach” (with John Bryson, George Richardson, Fran Ackermann, Colin Eden, and Charles Finn), Journal of Public Affairs Education 12(3): 265-293. (Reprint #336)
 
Andersen, D.F. (2006).“Linking Event Thinking with Structural Thinking: Methods to Improve Client Value in Projects” (with Susan Howick and Fran Ackermann) System Dynamics Review, 22(2): 113-140. (Reprint #337)
 
Andersen, D.F. (2006). “Financing a Competitive Recycling Initiative in Switzerland” (with Silvia Ulli-Beer and George Richardson), Ecological Economics: doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2006.09.017. (Reprint #338)
 
Asal, V. and Rethemeyer, R.K. (2006).  Researching Terrorist Networks. Journal of Security Education, 1(4), 65-74. (Reprint #339)
 
Birkland, Thomas A., Pannapa Herabat, Richard Little and William Wallace. (2006). “The Impact of the 26 December 2004 Tsunami on Tourism in Thailand.” Earthquake Spectra 22 (S3) (special issue on the Great Sumatran Earthquakes and Indian Ocean Tsunamis of 26 December 2004 and 28 March 2005): S889-S900.  (Reprint #340)
 
Birkland, Thomas A. (2006) “Agenda Setting,” entry in Handbook of Public Policy Analysis, Frank Fischer, Gerald Miller, and Mara S. Sidney, eds. (New York: Taylor and Francis). (Reprint #341)
 
Birkland, Thomas A. (2006) “Natural Disasters and Disaster Relief,” entry in Social Issues: An Encyclopedia of Controversies, History, and Debates, Dr. James Ciment, General Editor (East River Books and M.E. Sharpe).  (Reprint #342)
 
Birkland, Thomas A., Sean Madden, Jeffrey Mapes, Katie Roe and Amanda Stein. (2006). “Environmental Policy in New York State,” Chapter in Governing New York State, 4th edition, Jeffrey Stonecash and Robert Pecorella, eds. State University of New York Press.  (Reprint #343)
 
Lankford, H. (2006). “How Changes in Entry Requirements Alter the Teacher Workforce and Affect Student Achievement”  Education Finance and Policy 1(2) (with D. Boyd, P. Grossman, S. Loeb and J. Wyckoff).  (Reprint #344)
 
Lankford, H. (2006). “The Effect of School Choice and Residential Location on the Racial Segregation of Students” Advances in Applied Microeconomics, Vol. 14, T.
 
J. Gronberg and D.W. Jansen, eds., Elsevier Ltd. (with J. Wyckoff). (Reprint #345)
 
Lankford, H. “Complex by Design: Investigating Pathways into Teaching in New York City Schools” (2006). Journal of Teacher Education 57(2) (with D. Boyd, P. Grossman, S. Loeb, N. Michelli and J. Wyckoff).  (Reprint #346)
 
Lankford, H. (2006). “Analyzing the Determinants of the Matching of Public School Teachers to Jobs: Estimating Compensating Differentials in Imperfect Labor Markets,” (with D. Boyd, S. Loeb, and J. Wyckoff)  (Reprint #347)
 
Marschke, G. (2006). "The Scientific Labor Market and University-to-Industry Knowledge Transfer," (with J. Kim), Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank conference volume (for "Universities, Innovation, and Economic Growth," a conference organized by the Cleveland FRB November 16, 2006) (Reprint #348)
 
Nugent P. D. and Abolafia, M. Y. (2006). “The Creation of Trust through Interaction and Exchange: The Role of Consideration in Organizations.” Group and Organization Management, 31(6), 628-650. (Reprint #417)
 
Schuman, S. (Ed.). (2006). Creating a Culture of Collaboration. San Francisco: Jossey­Bass/Wiley.
 
Strach, P. (2006). “The Politics of Family.”  Polity. 38:2. (Reprint #416)
 
Wyckoff, J. (2006) “Complex by Design: Investigating Pathways into Teaching in New York City Schools” (with D. Boyd, P. Grossman, H. Lankford, S. Loeb and N. Michelli), Journal of Teacher Education, March/April 2006 57(2): 155-166. (Reprint #349)