Kristian Skrede Gleditsch

Research Professor

Kristian Skrede Gleditsch
Email: ksg@prio.org
Work phone: +44(0)1206 82 01 44

Background

​​More information about this person is available at his external homepage at the University of Essex and his personal website​.

Events

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Publications

The following publications are specific to the Centre for the Study of Civil War. A more complete list may be available at www.prio.org.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Weidmann, Nils & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2012) Richardson in the Information Age: Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Data in International Studies, Annual Review of Political Science 15(1): 461–481.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; Lars-Erik Cederman & Christa Deiwiks (2012) Inequality and Conflict in Federations, Journal of Peace Research 49(2): 289–304.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Cullen Hendrix (2012) Civil War: Is it all About Disease and Xenophobia? A Comment on Letendre, Fincher & Thornhill, Biological Reviews 87(1): 163–167.
Metternich, Nils W.; Julian Wucherpfennig; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Lars-Erik Cederman (2012) Ethnicity, the State, and the Duration of Civil Wars, World Politics 64(1): 79–115.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø; Gudrun Østby; Halvard Buhaug; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Helge Holtermann (2011) It’s the Local Economy, Stupid! Geographic Wealth Dispersion and Conflict Outbreak Location, Journal of Conflict Resolution 55(5): 814–840.
Salehyan, Idean; David Cunningham & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2011) Explaining External Support for Insurgent Groups, International Organization 66(4): 709–744.
Wucherpfenning, Julian; Karina Reigstad; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Simon Hug (2011) Polygyny or Misogyny? Reexamining the ‘First Law of Intergroup Conflict’, Journal of Politics 73(1): 1–6.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Nils Weidmann (2010) Mapping and Measuring Country Shapes: The cshapes Package, R Journal 2(1): 18–24.
Ruggeri, Andrea & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2010) Political Opportunity Structures, Democracy, and Civil War, Journal of Peace Research 47(3): 299–310.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2010) On Ignoring Missing Data and the Robustness of Trade and Conflict Results: A Reply to Barbieri, Keshk, and Pollins, Conflict Management and Peace Science 27(2): 153–157.
Heger, Lindsay; Aaron Clauset; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Maxwell Young (2010) The Strategic Calculus of Terrorism: Substitution and Competition in the Israel-Palestine Conflict, Cooperation and Conflict 45(1): 6–33.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; Doreen Kuse & Nils Weidmann (2010) The Geography of the International System: The CShapes Dataset, International Interactions 36(1): 86–106.
Cunningham, David; Idean Salehyan & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2009) It Takes Two: A Dyadic Analysis of Civil War Duration and Outcome, Journal of Conflict Resolution 53(4): 570–597.
Jensen, Peter Sandholt & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2009) Rain, Growth and Civil War: The Importance of Location, Defence and Peace Economics 20(5): 359–372.
Girardin, Luc; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Lars-Erik Cederman (2009) Ethnonationalist Triads: Assessing the Influence of Kin Groups on Civil Wars, World Politics 61(3): 403–437.
Chiozza, Giacomo; Hein Goemans & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2009) Introducing Archigos: A Dataset of Political Leaders, Journal of Peace Research 46(2): 269–283.
Buhaug, Halvard & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2008) Contagion or Confusion? Why Conflicts Cluster in Space, International Studies Quarterly 52(2): 215–233.
Schultz, Kenneth; Idean Salehyan & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2008) Fighting at Home, Fighting Abroad: How Civil Wars Lead to International Disputes, Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(4): 479–506.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2007) Transnational Dimensions of Civil War, Journal of Peace Research 44(3): 293–309.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; Nathaniel Beck & Kyle Beardsley (2006) Space is more than Geography: Using Spatial Econometrics in the Study of Political Economy, International Studies Quarterly 50(1): 27–44.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Michael D. Ward (2006) Diffusion and the International Context of Democratization, International Organization 60(4): 911–933.
Salehyan, Idean & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2006) Refugees and the Spread of Civil War, International Organization 60(2): 335–366.
Gartzke, Erik & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2006) Identity and Conflict: Ties that Bind and Differences that Divide, European Journal of International Relations 12(1): 53–87.
Beardsley, Kyle & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2004) Nosy Neighbors - Third-party Actors in Central American Conflicts, Journal of Conflict Resolution 48(3): 379–402.
Cederman, Lars-Erik & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2004) Conquest and Regime Change: An Evolutionary Model of the Spread of Democracy and Peace, International Studies Quarterly 48(3): 603–629.
Gartzke, Erik & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2004) Why Democracies May Actually Be Less Reliable Allies, American Journal of Political Science 48(4): 775–795.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2004) A Revised List of Wars Between and Within Independent States, 1816-2002, International Interactions 30(3): 231–262.

Monograph

Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Michael Don Ward (2008) Spatial Regression Models. Thousand Oaks, CAQuantitative Applications in the Social Sciences.

Book Chapter

Theisen, Ole Magnus; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Halvard Buhaug (2012) Climate Change and Armed Conflict, in Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States. Edward Elgar Publishing (125–138).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2011) Entries on “Civil War” and “Data, Spatial”, in International Encyclopedia of Political Science. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Kyle Beardsley (2010) Core Issues in International Data Collection, in International Studies Encyclopedia, Volume on Scientific Study of International Processes. New York: .
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2008) Civil War and its Spread, in Handbook on Conflict Resolution. London: (597–614).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2008) Civil War, Yugoslavian, in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Farmington Hills, MI: .
Salehyan, Idean & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2008) Civil War and Interstate Disputes, in Strøm, Kaare; & Magnus Öberg, eds, Resources, Governance and Civil Conflict. London: (58–76).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Michael D. Ward (2008) Diffusion and the Spread of Democratic Institutions, in The Global Diffusion of Markets and Democracy. Cambridge: (261–302).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2008) The Spread of Civil War, in The SAGE Handbook of Conflict Resolution. London: Sage Publications (595–612).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; Maxwell Young & Aaron Clauset (2007) On the Frequency of Severe Terrorist Events, in Journal of Conflict Resolution. Cambridge: (58–87).
Young, Maxwell & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2007) On the Frequency of Severe Terrorist Events, in Statsvitenskaplig Fagkonferanse. Trondheim: .

Non-refereed Journal Article

Bove, Vincenzo & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2011) 2010 Lewis Fry Richardson Lifetime Achievement Award: Ron P. Smith and the Economics of War and Peace, Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy 17(1): 11–.
Cederman, Lars-Erik & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2009) Introduction to Special Issue on “Disaggregating Civil War”, Journal of Conflict Resolution 53(4): 487–495.

Conference Paper

Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; Halvard Buhaug & Lars-Erik Cederman (2011) Square Pegs in Round Holes: Inequalities, Grievances, and Civil WarSeattle, WA, 1–4 September.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; Lars-Erik Cederman & Halvard Buhaug (2010) Square Pegs in Round Holes: Grievances, Inequalities, and Civil WarFort Worth, TX, 22–23 October.
Buhaug, Halvard; Helge Holtermann; Gudrun Østby & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2009) Poverty, Inequality, and Conflict: Using Within-Country Variation to Evaluate Competing Hypotheses, presented at 50th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, New York, NY, 15–18 February.
Cunningham, David; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Idean Salehyan (2009) The Enemy of My Enemy Deserves My Support: Transnational Support for Insurgent Groups, presented at American Political Science Association, Toronto, Ontario, 4 September.
Østby, Gudrun; Helge Holtermann; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Halvard Buhaug (2008) Poverty, Inequality, and Conflict: Using Within-Country Variation to Evaluate Competing HypothesesClaremont, CA, 24 October.
Ruggeri, Andrea & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2007) Political Opportunity Structures, Democracy, and Civil WarChicago, IL, 28 February–3 March.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; Idean Salehyan & Kenneth Schultz (2007) The Civil Peace: Exploring the Relationship between Civil and International Conflict, presented at the 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, Chicago, IL, 28 February–3 March.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2005) The Origin of Conflict Clusters: Contagion or Bad Neighborhoods?, presented at the ECPR general conference, Budapest, 8–10 September.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Idean Salehyan (2004) Refugees and the Spread of Civil War, presented at a workshop on 'Resources, Governance Structures, and Civil War', Uppsala, 13–18 April.

PRIO Policy Brief

Dorussen, Han; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch; Andrea Ruggeri & Nils Metternich (2010) Transnational Dimensions and the Myth of Civil Wars as National Events, CSCW Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.

Book Review

Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2006) Review of Democratic Transitions: Exploring the Structural Sources of the Fourth Wave, in International Studies Review (8): 288–290.

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