Eric Neumayer

Professor of Environment and Development at London School of Economics

Work phone: +4722547700

Research Interests

  • Sustainable development, in particular indicators of SD
  • Measurement and determinants of environmental commitment and performance
  • Allocation and governance of international trade and development finance
  • Trade, investment and the environment


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Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Neumayer, Eric (2013) Do Governments Mean Business When They Derogate? Human Rights Violations During Notified States of Emergency, The Review of International Organizations 8(1): 1–31.
Neumayer, Eric; & de Soysa, Indra (2011)Globalization and the Empowerment of Women: An Analysis of Spatial Dependence via Trade and Foreign Direct Investment , World Development 39(7): 1065–1075.
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.
Perkins, Richard; & Neumayer, Eric (2010) The Organized Hypocrisy of Ethical Foreign Policy: Human Rights, Democracy and Western Arms Sales , Geoforum 41(2): 247–256 .
Neumayer, Eric (2010) Visa Restrictions and Bilateral Travel , The Professional Geographer 62(2): 1–11.
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.
Neumayer, Eric (2009) A New Moral Hazard? Military Intervention, Peacekeeping and Ratification of the International Criminal Court , Journal of Peace Research 46(5): 659–670.
Plümper, Thomas; & Neumayer, Eric (2009) Famine Mortality, Rational Political Inactivity, and International Food Aid , World Development 37(1): 50–61.
Neumayer, Eric; & Perkins, Richard (2008) Extra-territorial Interventions in Conflict Spaces: Explaining the Geographies of Post-Cold War Peacekeeping , Political Geography 27(8): 895–914.
Neumayer, Eric (2008) Death Penalty: The Political Foundations of the Global Trend Towards Abolition 9(2): 241–268.
de Soysa, Indra; & Neumayer, Eric (2008) Disarming Fears of Diversity: Ethnic Heterogeneity and State Militarisation, 1988-2002 , Journal of Peace Research 45(4): 497–518.
de Soysa, Indra; & Eric Neumayer (2007) Resource Wealth and the Risk of Civil War Onset: Results from a New Dataset of Natural Resource Rents, 1970-1999, Conflict Management and Peace Science 24(3): 201–218.

Book Chapter

de Soysa, Indra;Bailey, Jennifer L.; & Neumayer, Eric(2009) Free to Squander? Democracy and Sustainable Development, 1975–2000 Global Environmental Change and Human Security. : (261–290).