SFS Professor Joel Simmons published an article in the journal “Economics & Politics.” Simmons examines an older argument which claims that culture, as opposed to oil wealth, is the reason behind female labor supply. Rather, he argues that “oil wealth reduces the demand for female labor by hurting the export‐oriented industries that employ female labor intensively.”
Professor Emily Mendenhall published research exploring “how international donor policies cultivate a form of biological sub-citizenship for those with diabetes in Kenya.”
Professor Victor Cha recently published research identifying “13, out of an estimated total of 20, undeclared North Korean missile operating bases” for “short-range ballistic missiles.” The report noted that “North Korea’s decommissioning of the Sohae satellite launch facility, while gaining much media attention, obscures the military threat to U.S. forces and South Korea from this and other undeclared ballistic missile bases.”
SFS senior Aditya Pande worked with International Monetary Fund (IMF) economists to publish new research on the next energy transition from oil to renewables.
Alexander J. Potcovaru (SFS’18) laid out the precedent behind anticipatory self-defense measures the United States could take against North Korea in an op-ed for Lawfare.
Sciences-Po exchange student Arthur Favereaux’s final paper for Trump’s Foreign Policy class, which was chosen by Professor Daniel Byman to be highlighted on the SFS website.
Grappling with the geopolitical realities of a warming Arctic region, Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy recently released a report detailing the far-reaching effects of this phenomenon. “The Arctic is warming at twice the speed of the rest of the world,” the report notes.
This Nasdaq article, detailing the heroism of Pakistani policewoman Suhai Aziz Talpur during a recent attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, references a study performed by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security which ranked Pakistan as the fourth worst country for women. The article uses the study to illustrate the point that strong women such as Talpur, a “potential feminist icon,” are helping to change the perception and role of women in their country.
The ISD’s “Religious Intolerance and America’s Image and Policies Abroad” report documents the effects of religious intolerance on US diplomacy. The report includes excerpts from a conversation with “diplomatic corps, academia, non-governmental organizations, and U.S.-based faith communities,” and the ISD created a list of “Guiding Principles and Policy Recommendations” for policymakers and organizations to keep in mind when researching and/or working on policies.