(Last updated: 7/25/2019)

Google Scholar Citations: 1431 (7/2019)

Google Scholar h-index: 19 (7/2019)

PUBLICATIONS (book and articles)

Early, Bryan and Dursun Peksen. forthcoming. “Shadow Economies and the Success of Economic Sanctions: Explaining Why Democratic Targets are Disadvantaged,Foreign Policy Analysis

Peksen, Dursun. forthcoming. “Political Effectiveness, Negative Externalities, and the Ethics of Economic Sanctions,” Ethics & International Affairs. 

Peksen, Dursun. forthcoming.When Do Imposed Economic Sanctions Work? A Critical Review of the Sanctions Effectiveness Literature,” Defence and Peace Economics. 

Peksen, Dursun and Bryan Early. forthcoming. “Internal Conflicts and Shadow Economies,Journal of Global Security Studies

Early, Bryan and Dursun Peksen. forthcoming.Searching in the Shadows: The Impact of Economic Sanctions on Informal Economies,Political Research Quarterly.

Blanton, Robert, Shannon Blanton, and Dursun Peksen. forthcoming. “Confronting Human Trafficking: The Role of State Capacity,Conflict Management and Peace Science. 

Blanton, Robert, Shannon Blanton, and Dursun Peksen. forthcoming. “The Gendered Consequences of Financial Crises: A Cross-National Analysis,Politics and Gender.

Jeong, Jin Mun and Dursun Peksen. 2019. Domestic Institutional Constraints, Veto Players, and Sanction Effectiveness,” Journal of Conflict Resolution 63(1):194-217. 

Peksen, Dursun. 2019. “Autocracies and Economic Sanctions: The Divergent Impact of Authoritarian Regime Type on Sanctions Success.” Defence and Peace Economics 30(3): 253-268. 

Bell, Sam, Amanda Murdie, and Dursun Peksen. 2019. The Impact of Globalizations on Women's and Non-Women's Protest.Social Science Quarterly 100(3): 604-619. 

Peksen, Dursun. 2019. “Pro-market Economic Policies and Women’s Economic Well-Being.” Journal of International Relations and Development 22(1):159-183.

Blanton, Robert and Dursun Peksen. 2019. “Labor Laws and Shadow Economies: A Cross-national Assessment,” Social Science Quarterly 100(5): 1540-1565.

Detraz, Nicole and Dursun Peksen. 2018. “‘Women Friendly’ Spending? Welfare Spending and Women’s Participation in the Economy and Politics.” Politics and Gender 14(2): 137-161. 

Blanton, Robert, Bryan Early, and Dursun Peksen. 2018. Out of the Shadows or into the Dark? Economic Openness, IMF Programs, and the Growth of Shadow Economies. Review of International Organizations 13(2): 309-333.

Peksen, Dursun and Byungwon Woo. 2018. “Economic Sanctions and the Politics of IMF Lending.” International Interactions 44(4): 681-708. 

Blanton, Robert and Dursun Peksen. 2018. “Pro-Market Policies and Major Industrial Disasters – A Dangerous Combination? Sociological Forum 33(1): 5-29.

Hatipoglu, Emre and Dursun Peksen. 2018. “Economic Sanctions and Banking Crises in Target Countries,” Defence and Peace Economics 29(2): 171-189

Hultman, Lisa and Dursun Peksen. 2017. “Successful or Counterproductive Coercion? The Effect of International Sanctions on Conflict Intensity,Journal of Conflict Resolution 61(6):1315-1339.

Blanton, Robert and Dursun Peksen. 2017. “Dying for Globalization? The Impact of Economic Globalization on Industrial Accidents,” Social Science Quarterly 98(5): 1487-1502. Online Appendix

Peksen, Dursun, Robert Blanton, and Shannon Blanton. 2017. “Neoliberal Policies and Human Trafficking for Labor: Free Markets, Unfree Workers?” Political Research Quarterly 70(3): 673-686.

Peksen, Dursun and Robert Blanton. 2017. “The Impact of ILO Conventions on Worker Rights: Are Empty Promises Worse Than No Promises?”
Review of International Organizations 12(1):75-94.

Peksen, Dursun. 2017. “How Do Target Leaders Survive Economic Sanctions? The Adverse Effect of Sanction on Private Property and Wealth,” Foreign Policy Analysis 13(1):215-232.

Detraz, Nicole and Dursun Peksen2017. “In the Aftermath of Earth, Wind and Fire: Natural Disasters and Respect for Women's Rights,” Human Rights Review 18(2):151-170.

Blanton, Robert and Dursun Peksen. 2016. “Economic Liberalization, Market Institutions, and Labor Rights,” European Journal of Political Research 55(3): 474-491.

Peksen, Dursun and Timothy Peterson. 2016. Sanctions and Alternate Markets: How Preexisting Trade and Alliances Affect the Onset of Economic Coercion,” Political Research Quarterly 69(1):4-16.

Detraz, Nicole and Dursun Peksen. 2016. “The Effect of IMF Programs on Women’s Economic and Political Rights,” International Interactions 42(1): 81-105.

Peksen, Dursun. 2016. “Economic Sanctions and Official Ethnic Discrimination in Target Countries, 1950-2003,” Defence and Peace Economics 27(4): 480-502.

Blanton, Robert, Shannon Blanton, and Dursun Peksen. 2015. “Financial Crises and Labor: Does Tight Money Loosen Labor Rights?” World Development 76:1-12.

Peksen, Dursun and Byunghwan Son. 2015. “Economic Coercion and Currency Crises in Target Countries,” Journal of Peace Research 52(4): 448-462.

Blanton, Robert, Shannon Blanton, and Dursun Peksen. 2015. “The Impact of the IMF and World Bank Programs on Labor Rights: Boon or Barrier?” Political Research Quarterly 68(2): 324-336.

Murdie, Amanda and Dursun Peksen. 2015. “Women and Contentious Politics: A Global Event-Data Approach to Understanding Women’s Protest,” Political Research Quarterly 68(1): 180-192.

Murdie, Amanda and Dursun Peksen. 2015. “Women’s Rights INGO Shaming and the Government Respect for Women’s Rights,” Review of International Organizations 10(1):1-22.

Peksen, Dursun, Timothy M. Peterson, and A. Cooper Drury. 2014. “Media-driven Humanitarianism? News Media Coverage of Human Rights Abuses and the Use of Economic Sanctions,” International Studies Quarterly 58(4): 855-866.

Murdie, Amanda and Dursun Peksen. 2014. “The Impact of Human Rights INGO Shaming on Humanitarian Interventions,” Journal of Politics 76(1): 215-228.
            * Recipient of the Frank J. Klingberg Award for Best Faculty Paper (International Studies Association-Midwest, 2012)


Drury, A. Cooper and Dursun Peksen. 2014. “Women and Economic Statecraft: The Negative Impact Economic Sanctions Visit on Women,” European Journal of International Relations 20(2): 463-490.
         * Recipient of the Frank J. Klingberg Award for Best Faculty Paper (International Studies Association-Midwest, 2009)

Drury, A. Cooper, Patrick James, and Dursun Peksen. 2014. “Neo-Kantianism and Coercive Diplomacy: The Complex Case of Economic Sanctions,” International Interactions 40(1):25-51.

Murdie, Amanda and Dursun Peksen. 2013. “The Impact of Human Rights INGO Activities on Economic Sanctions,” Review of International Organizations 8(1): 33-53.


Peksen, Dursun (ed.). 2012. Liberal Interventionism and Democracy Promotion. Lanham, M.D.: Lexington Books.


Peksen, Dursun. 2012.Does Foreign Military Intervention Help Human Rights?,” Political Research Quarterly 65(3): 558-571.

Peksen, Dursun and Marie Olson Lounsbery. 2012.  “Beyond the Target State: Foreign Military Intervention and Neighboring State Stability,” International Interactions 38(3): 348-374.


Taydas, Zeynep and Dursun Peksen. 2012. “Can States Buy Peace? Social Welfare Spending and Civil Conflicts,” Journal of Peace Research 49(2): 273-287.

          *Recipient of the Nils Petter Gleditsch JPR Article of the Year Award (2012)

Peksen, Dursun. 2011. “Foreign Military Intervention and Women’s Rights,” Journal of Peace Research 48(4): 455-468.

        * Awarded honorable mention for the JPR Article of the Year Award (2011)

Peksen, Dursun. 2011. “Human Security and Economic Sanctions: The Public Health Impact of Economic Sanctions,” Foreign Policy Analysis 7(3): 237-251.

Peksen, Dursun. 2010. “Coercive Diplomacy and Press Freedom: An Empirical Assessment of the Impact of Economic Sanctions on Media Openness,” International Political Science Review 31(4): 449-469.

Peksen, Dursun and A. Cooper Drury. 2010. “Coercive or Corrosive: The Negative Impact of Economic Sanctions on Democracy,” International Interactions, 36(3): 240-264.

Taydas, Zeynep, Dursun Peksen, and Patrick James. 2010.  “Why do Civil Wars Occur? Understanding the Importance of Institutional Quality,” Civil Wars, 12(3):195-217.

Peksen, Dursun. 2009. “Better or Worse? The Effect of Economic Sanctions on Human Rights,” Journal of Peace Research, 46(1): 59-77.

                * Awarded honorable mention for the JPR Article of the Year Award (2009)

Peksen, Dursun and A. Cooper Drury. 2009. “Economic Sanctions and Political Repression: Assessing the Impact of Coercive Diplomacy on Political Freedoms,” Human Rights Review, 10(3): 393-411.

Ang, Adrian U-Jin and Dursun Peksen. 2007. “When Do Economic Sanctions Work? Issue Salience, Asymmetric Perception, and Outcomes,” Political Research Quarterly, 60(1): 135-145.



Book Chapters

Peksen, Dursun. 2016. “Authoritarian Regimes and Economic Sanction Effectiveness: The Case of North Korea,” Academic Paper Series, Korea Economic Institute of America (June, 1-6). (Also published in the edited volume, On Korea 2017, Kyle Ferrier(ed.), Volume 10, Korea Economic Institute of America (28-37).)

Drury, A Cooper and Dursun Peksen. 2016. “Economic Sanctions and Women’s Status in Target Countries,” in Jill Steans and Daniela Tepe-Belfrage (eds.), Handbook on Gender in International Relations. Edward Elgar Publishing (245-255).

Peksen, Dursun. 2013. “The Use, Effectiveness, and Unintended Consequences of Economic Sanctions by Intergovernmental Organizations,” in Bob Reinalda, Roudledge Handbook of International Organizations. Routledge Press (403-416).

Peksen, Dursun and Katherine D. Comer. 2012. “Understanding the Domestic and International Sources of Democratization: An Introduction,” in Dursun Peksen (ed.) Liberal Interventionism and Democracy Promotion. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Peksen, Dursun and A. Cooper Drury. 2012. “Economic Sanctions and International Democracy Promotion, ” in Dursun Peksen (ed.) Liberal Interventionism and Democracy Promotion. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Peksen, Dursun. 2012. “Concluding Remarks: Determining How Best to Promote Democracy Using Foreign Policy Tools,” in Dursun Peksen (ed.) Liberal Interventionism and Democracy Promotion. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Drury, A. Cooper and Dursun Peksen. 2010. “Sanctioning for Democracy”, in Steven W. Hook (ed.) Democratic Peace in Theory and Practice. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press (184-198).

KC Minion Morrison and Dursun Peksen. 2011. “Ghana: Partisan Stability in 2004 Elections”, in Africa Contemporary Record. New York: Holmes and Meier.


Other Publications

Peksen, Dursun. 2019 (June 10). “When Do Economic Sanctions Work Best? Five Key Conditions Associated with Successful Sanctions Outcomes,” Commentary for the Center for a New American Security.

Peksen, Dursun. 2019. (February). “A Concise Review of the Academic Literature on the Effectiveness and Consequences of Economic Sanctions,” policy memo for the New Voices in National Security workshop, Center for a New American Security.

Peksen, Dursun. 2019. Solicited Review of “Economic Statecraft: Human Rights, Sanctions, and Conditionality by Cecile Fabre, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press,” Perspectives on Politics.

Peksen, Dursun. 2018 (May 8). “What 45 Years of Data Tell US about Globalization’s Influence on the Shadow Economy” (with Robert Blanton and Bryan Early), Harvard Business Review.

Peksen, Dursun. 2017 (April 21). “One Cost of Increased Globalization: More Industrial Accidents” (with Robert Blanton), Harvard Business Review.

Peksen, Dursun. 2017. (March/April). “International Financial Institutions and Labor Rights: Rhetoric Versus Reality” (with Robert Blanton and Shannon Blanton), International Union Rights (IUR) Journal.

Peksen, Dursun 2017 (January 28). “The US was ripe for a women’s protest. And more are likely” (with Amanda Murdie), Washington Post’s Monkey Cage Blog. 

Peksen, Dursun. 2016 (July 16). “We Need to Protect Workers' Rights in a Neoliberal World” (with Robert Blanton), Newsweek. Web exclusive. (Also appeared in LSE’s Democratic Audit blog).

Peksen, Dursun. 2016 (July 8). “Why Economic Sanctions Have Failed against North Korea,” The Diplomat.

Peksen, Dursun. 2010. Solicited Review of “Forced to Be Good: Why Trade Agreements Boost Human Rights by Emilie M. Hafner-Burton. Ithaca: Cornell University Press,” Political Science Quarterly .

 

Peksen, Dursun. 2009 (March 3). “Why Economic Sanctions Won't Work,” Foreign Policy.

Minion KC Morrison and Dursun Peksen. 2008. “The 2007 National Elections in Nigeria,” Comparative Government and Politics: Recent Elections from Around the World. The AP College Board.