Publications-Center for International Relations and Politics - Carnegie Mellon University


Leading thinkers in their respective research areas, affiliates of the Center for International Relations and Politics are firmly committed to improving public policy through distilling policy applications from basic science.  This philosophical orientation to scholarship is reflected in their scientific publications as well as in their popular writings, including opinion essays and smart blogs.  This page showcases affiliates' written work that is particularly relevant to international relations. 


Skinner, Kiron K.. "American Exceptionalism." Advancing a Free Society, June 7, 2011.

Fischhoff, Baruch. "The emotions of nuclear experts." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, April 11, 2011.

Meltzer, Allan H.. "The Fed Should Consider a 'Bad Bank." American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, April 6, 2011.

Fuchs, Erica, and Randolph Kirchain. "Design for Location? The Impact of Manufacturing Offshore on Technology Competitiveness in the Optoelectronics Industry." Management Science 56, no. 12 (December 2010): 2111-2356.

Lee, Bruce Y., Shawn T. Brown, Kristina M. Bacon, Donald S. Burke, Philip Cooley, John J. Grefenstette, Richard K. Zimmerman, Shanta M. Zimmer, Margaret A. Potter, Roni Rosenfeld, William D. Wheaton, and Anne E. Wiringa. "Vaccination deep into a pandemic wave potential mechanisms for a 'third wave' and the impact of vaccination." American Journal of Preventive Medicine 39, no. 5 (November 2010): e21-e29.

Brockmann, Stephen. A Critical History of German Film. Rochester: Camden House, 2010.

Braguinsky, Serguey, and David C. Rose. "Competition, cooperation, and the neighboring farmer effect." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 72 (2009): 361-376.

Downs, Julie S., George Loewenstein, and Jessica Wisdom. "Strategies for Promoting Healthier Food Choices." American Economic Association 99, no. 2 (2009): 159-64.

Goodfriend, Marvin. "Central Banking in the Credit Turmoil: An Assessment of Federal Reserve Practice." Journal of Monetary Economics 58, no. 1 (May 2009): 1-12.

Argote, Linda, and Kane, Aimée A.  "Superordinate identity and knowledge creation and transfer in organizations." In Foss, Nicolai J., and Snejina Michailova. Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. 166-90.

Babcock, Linda, and Sara Laschever. Ask For It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want. New York: Bantam Dell, 2008.

Skinner, Kiron K., Annelise Anderson, and Martin Anderson. Reagan: A Life in Letters. New York: Free Press (2003).

Professor Kiron K. Skinner
Professor Kiron K. Skinner, CIRP Director, on "American Exceptionalism" (July 3, 2011).
Professor Baruch Fischhoff
Professor Baruch Fischhoff, CIRP Affiliate, on The Emotions of Nuclear Experts” (April 11, 2011).

Professor Allan H. Meltzer

Professor Allan H. Meltzer, CIRP Affiliate: "The Fed Should Consider a 'Bad Bank'" (April 6, 2011).