Thursday, September 29, 2011

IRCPPS in the Links: Terrorism in Democracies: A Response to Chenoweth

In the Monkey Cage, Peter Rosendorff responds to Erica Chenoweth's piece on terrorism in democracies:
Brock Blomberg and I beg to differ. In a book edited by Gregory Hess, Blomberg and I have a chapter that shows that the impact of being a democracy or participating in the WTO/IMF for a source country decreases the number of terrorist strikes by about 2 to 3 per year, which is more than two standard deviations greater than the average number of strikes between any two countries in a given year...