Han Dorussen

Lecturer in International Relations, Department of Government, University of Essex, UK.

Research Interests

Research focus on International Relations, International and Comparative Political Economy and applied Game Theory. Current research interests include the relationship between trade and conflict, the use of economic policies in international politics, the public choice of alliances, and the effect of institutions on voting and popularity functions. Co-author (with Professor Gerald Schneider) of International Relations: An Introduction (Sage, forthcoming 2004), and co-editor (with Dr. Michael Taylor) of Economic Voting (Routledge 2002). Published articles in Public Choice, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Conflict Resolution, and Electoral Studies. Associate editor of Journal of Peace Research.


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Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Dorussen, Han (2006) Heterogeneous Trade Interests and Conflict: What You Trade Matters , Journal of Conflict Resolution 50(1): 87–107.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter;Ravlo, Hilde; & Dorussen, Han (2003) Colonial War and the Democratic Peace , Journal of Conflict Resolution 47(4): 520–548.
Dorussen, Han (2001) Mixing Carrots with Sticks: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Positive Incentives , Journal of Peace Research 38(2): 251–262.
Dorussen, Han (1999) Balance of Power Revisited: A Multi-Country Model of Trade and Conflict , Journal of Peace Research 36(4): 443–462.

Book Chapter

Hegre, Håvard; & Dorussen, Han(2003) Extending the Multicountry Model of Trade and Conflict Globalization and Conflict. : (77–102).

Conference Paper

Ward, Hugh; & Dorussen, Han 2006 Inter Governmental Organizations and the Kantian Peace - A Network Perspective, presented at the Oslo GROW-net Workshop, , 10–11 February.

PRIO Policy Brief

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