Research

Books

(Click on a cover to read more about a book)

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Economics of War

(translated into French, Japanese, and Chinese)

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Organizing Democracy
Arguing About Alliances

(Featured on Freakeconomics Podcast)

(Co-winner of the 2020 Lepgold Prize)

Papers

(Below, I will be gradually adding papers, links to the papers, and replication materials.  For the time being, please visit my Google Scholar page)

Paul Poast. "The Economics of National Security" in Dan Reiter (ed) Understanding War and Peace. Cambridge University Press. Forthcoming.

Gonzalez, Elsy and Paul Poast. "What Kind of data are appropriate for my question?" in Joseph Huddleston and Patrick James (eds). Handbook of Research Methods in International Relations. Edward Elgar. Forthcoming.

Cappella Zielinski, Rosella and Paul Poast. "War Finance and Sovereign Debt." in Sara McLaughlin Mitchell and John Vasequez (eds).  What Do We Know About War? Third Edition. Rowman and Littlefield. 2021: 260-271.

Reiter, Dan and Paul Poast. "Tripwires are Not Enough." Texas National Security Review. Summer 2021: 33-54.

Cappella Zielinski, Rosella and Paul Poast. "Supplying Allies in War." Journal of Global Security Studies [Special Issue on Political Economy of Global Security]. March 2021.

Chinchilla, Alexandra and Paul Poast. "Good for Democracy?  Evidence from the 2004 Expansion of NATO." International Politics [Special Issue on Legacy of NATO Expansion]. June 2020: 471-490.

Shea, Patrick and Paul Poast. "Leaders and Default." International Studies Quarterly. June 2020: 406-418.

Norrlof, Carla and Paul Poast. "Introduction" in Carla Norrlof, Paul Poast, Benjamin J. Cohen, Sabreena Croteau, Aaasha Khanna, Daniel McDowell, Hongying Wang, and W. Kindred Winecoff. Symposium: Global Monetary Order and the Liberal Order Debate. International Studies Perspectives. May 2020: 109-153.

Croteau, Sabreena and Paul Poast. "Dollars for Oil" in Carla Norrlof, Paul Poast, Benjamin J. Cohen, Sabreena Croteau, Aaasha Khanna, Daniel McDowell, Hongying Wang, and W. Kindred Winecoff. Symposium: Global Monetary Order and the Liberal Order Debate. International Studies Perspectives. May 2020: 109-153.