Nils Weidmann

Senior Researcher

Nils Weidmann
Nils Weidmann left PRIO in 2012. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.


I am a Marie Curie Post-doctoral Fellow at the CSCW. More information about my research and publications is available on my website.​​


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Recent publications

All publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Weidmann, Nils; & Michael Callen (2013) Violence and Election Fraud: Evidence from Afghanistan, British Journal of Political Science 4353–75.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; & Weidmann, Nils (2012)Richardson in the Information Age: Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Data in International Studies , Annual Review of Political Science 15(1): 461–481 .
Wucherpfenning, Julian;Weidmann, Nils;Girardin, Luc ;Cederman, Lars-Erik; & Wimmer, Andreas (2011) Politically Relevant Ethnic Groups across Space and Time: Introducing the GeoEPR Dataset , Conflict Management and Peace Science 28(5): 423–437.
Weidmann, Nils (2011) Violence “from above” or “from below”? The Role of Ethnicity in Bosnia’s Civil War , Journal of Politics 73(4): .
Cederman, Lars-Erik;Weidmann, Nils; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2011) Horizontal Inequalities and Ethno-nationalist Civil War: A Global Comparison , American Political Science Review 105(3): 478–495.
Johnson, Dominic D.P.;Weidmann, Nils; & Cederman, Lars-Erik (2011) Fortune Favours the Bold: An Agent-Based Model Reveals Adaptive Advantages of Overconfidence in War , Plos ONE 6(6): .
Schutte, Sebastian; & Weidmann, Nils (2011) Diffusion Patterns of Violence in Civil Wars , Political Geography 30(3): 143–152.
Weidmann, Nils; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2010) Mapping and Measuring Country Shapes: The cshapes Package , R Journal 2(1): 18–24.
Cunningham, Kathleen Gallagher; & Weidmann, Nils (2010) Shared Space: Ethnic Groups, State Accommodation, and Localized Conflict , International Studies Quarterly 54(4): 1035–1054.
Weidmann, Nils; & Ward, Michael D. (2010) Predicting Conflict in Space and Time , Journal of Conflict Resolution 54(6): 883–901.
Weidmann, Nils;Rød, Jan Ketil; & Cederman, Lars-Erik (2010) Representing Ethnic Groups in Space: A New Dataset , Journal of Peace Research 47(4): 491–499.
Weidmann, Nils;Kuse, Doreen; & Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede (2010) The Geography of the International System: The CShapes Dataset , International Interactions 36(1): 86–106.

Conference Paper

Rød, Jan Ketil;Cederman, Lars-Erik; & Weidmann, Nils 2007 Geo-Referencing of Ethnic Groups: Creating a New Dataset, presented at the 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, , 28 February–3 March.
Weidmann, Nils;Rød, Jan Ketil; & Cederman, Lars-Erik 2006 Geo-Referencing of Ethnic Groups: Creating a New Dataset, presented at the Oslo GROW-net Workshop, , 10–11 February.