Publications

Our reports designed for policy analysts can be accessed here.



Our academic papers can be accessed here:

  • Charles Butcher and Benjamin E. Goldsmith. 2016. "Economic Risk Factors and Predictive Modelling of Genocide and Mass Killing," in Jurgen Brauer and Charles Anderton, eds. Economic Aspects of Genocide, Mass Killing, and Their Prevention: A Handbook for Scholars and Policymakers. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 569-90.
  • Charles Butcher and Benjamin E. Goldsmith. "Elections, Ethnicity, and Political Instability", Comparative Political Studies, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN here.
  • Charles Butcher, 2015, ''Capital Punishment': Bargaining and the geography of civil war', Journal of Peace Research, vol. 52 no. 2 171-186. Available here.
  • Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Charles Butcher, Dimitri Semenovich and Arcot Sowmya, 2013, 'Forecasting the onset of genocide and politicide: Annual out-of-sample forecasts on a global dataset, 1988–2003', Journal of Peace Research, vol. 50 no. 4 437-452. Available here. Replication Materials (Zip file).
  • Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Charles Butcher, Dimitri Semenovich and Arcot Sowmya, 2012, 'A Two Stage Approach to Predicting Genocide and Politicide Onset in a Global Dataset', Available at SSRN.
  • Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Charles Butcher, Dimitri Semenovich and Arcot Sowmya, 2012, 'Elections and Political Instability: Ballots to Bullets, Voting to Violence?' Available at SSRN here.
  • Dimitri Semenovich, Arcot Sowmya, Benjamin E. Goldsmith (2012). Predicting onsets of genocide with sparse additive models. 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR 2012, Piscataway, New Jersey: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Available here. (2012 ICPR)
  • Benjamin E. Goldsmith, Dimitri Semenovich and Arcot Sowmya, 2013, 'Political Instability and Genocide: Comparing Causes in Asia and the Pacific and Globally'. In Deborah Mayersen, Annie Pohlman (Eds.), Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia: Legacies and prevention, (pp. 136-157). Abingdon, UK: Routledge. Available here. Also available at SSRN here.