Bruce Bueno De Mesquita

Silver Professor; Professor of Politics
Ph.D. Honoris Causa 1999, University of Groningen; Ph.D. 1971 (Political Science) University of Michigan.

Email:  bruce.buenodemesquita [at] nyu.edu
Phone:  (212) 998-3521
Office Address:  NYU Department of Politics, 19 W. 4th Street, New York, NY 10012
Office Room Number:  408

For a full list of my work, see my Vita.

Areas of Research/Interest: International conflict, foreign policy formation, and the peace process

Useful Links

Select Publications:
Forecasting Policy Futures and The Logic of Political Survival, with Alastair Smith, Randolph M. Siverson and James D. Morrow. Forthcoming.
Principles of International Politics. 2000.
Governing for Prosperity, with Hilton Root. 2000.
European Community Decision Making, with Frans Stokman. 1994.
War and Reason, with David Lalman. 1992.
The War Trap. 1981.

Data Sets

The Pernicious Consequences of UN Security Council Membership

Journal of Conflict Resolution

Bruce Bueno De Mesquita
Alastair Smith

Leader Survival, Revolutions, and the Nature of government Finance

Forthcoming American Journal of Political Science

Bruce Bueno De Mesquita
Alastair Smith

Thinking Inside the Box: A Closer Look at Democracy and Human Rights

International Studies Quarterly (2005) 49, 439-457

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
Feryal Cherif
George Downs
Alastair Smith

Testing Novel Implications from the Selectorate Theory of War
World Politics April 2004 56(3): 363-388.
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
Alastair Smith
Randolph Siverson
James Morrow
The Logic of Political Survival Data Source
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
Alastair Smith
Randolph Siverson
James Morrow
Foreign Policy and Policy Concessions

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
Alastair Smith


Political Survival and Endogenous Institutional Change

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith
Comparative Political Studies (forthcoming)

A Political Economy of Foreign Aid

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair
Forthcoming at International Organizations


Testing the Selectorate: Explanation of the Democratic Peace (With James D. Morrow, Randolph M. Siverson, and Alastair Smith)

Fellowships/Honors: Senior Fellow at Stanford University‚Äôs Hoover Institution (1986-present); Dag Hammarskjold Memorial Award; Karl Deutsch Award in International Relations and Peace Research; Guggenheim Fellow.

External Affiliations: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, member; Council on Foreign Relations, member; International Studies Association, president for 2001-2002; Decision Insights Incorporated, founder and member of the board of directors.

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