Thomas Plümper

Professor of Government, University of Essex

Thomas Plümper left PRIO in 2012. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Research Interests

Current research interests include: international economic policy spillovers; panel data analysis; multiparty competition; effects of political institutions on mortality and famine.

Background

Languages spoken:

German, English

Working experience:

Adjunct, Centre for the Study of Civil War, PRIO, since 2006
Reader, Political Economy and International Relations, University of Essex, since 2005
External Research Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute of Economics, since 2005

Previous positions:

Associate Professor, Comparative and International Politics, University of Konstanz, 2002-2005
Visiting Fellow at Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, 07.-08.2003
Monet Fellow at the Schumann Center for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, 09. 2002-07. 2003
Research Fellow at the Centre for European Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 03.-07.2001
Assistant Professor, International Politics, University of Konstanz, 1998-2002
Research Associate, Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies, 1995-98
Assistant Professor, International Politics, University of Potsdam, 1994-95

Education:

Habilitation (Political Science) University of Konstanz, 2001
Ph.D. (Political Science) Free University of Berlin, 1995 (summa cum laude)
Diploma (Political Science) Free University of Berlin, 1991 (with distinction)
Study of Political Science and Economics, Free University of Berlin, 1986-1991

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Publications

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Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Neumayer, Eric; & Plümper, Thomas (2011) Foreign Terror on Americans , Journal of Peace Research 48(1): 3–17.
Neumayer, Eric; & Plümper, Thomas (2010) Making Spatial Analysis Operational: Commands for Generating Spatial-effect Variables in Monadic and Dyadic Data , The Stata Journal 10(4): 585–605.
Neumayer, Eric; & Plümper, Thomas (2010) Galton’s Problem and Contagion in International Terrorism along Civilizational Lines , Conflict Management and Peace Science 27(4): 308–325.
Plümper, Thomas; & Neumayer, Eric (2010) The Friend of my Enemy is my Enemy: International Alliances and International Terrorism , European Journal of Political Research 49(1): 75–96.
Plümper, Thomas; & Neumayer, Eric (2010) Model Specification in the Analysis of Spatial Dependence , European Journal of Political Research 49(3): 418–442.
Neumayer, Eric; & Plümper, Thomas (2010) Spatial Effects in Dyadic Data , International Organization 64(1): 145–166.
Plümper, Thomas; & Neumayer, Eric (2010) The Level of Democracy During Interregnum Periods: Recoding the Polity2 Score , Political Analysis 18(2): 206–226.
Neumayer, Eric; & Plümper, Thomas (2009) International Terrorism and the Clash of Civilizations , British Journal of Political Science 39(4): 711–734.
Plümper, Thomas; & Neumayer, Eric (2009) Famine Mortality, Rational Political Inactivity, and International Food Aid , World Development 37(1): 50–61.
Plümper, Thomas; & Neumayer, Eric (2006) The Unequal Burden of War: The Effect of Armed Conflict on the Gender Gap in Life Expectancy , International Organization 60(3): 723–754.