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5 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental political business cycles: the case of PM2.5 air pollution in Chinese prefectures

Cao, X., Kostka, G. & Xu, X., Mar 1 2019, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 93, p. 92-100 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

business cycle
air pollution
atmospheric pollution
leader
empirical analysis

When do authoritarian rulers educate: Trade competition and human capital investment in Non-Democracies

López-Cariboni, S. & Cao, X., Sep 15 2019, In : Review of International Organizations. 14, 3, p. 367-405 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

capital investment
human capital
democracy
interdependence
government revenue
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Digging the “ethnic violence in china” database: The effects of inter-ethnic inequality and natural resources exploitation in xinjiang

Cao, X., Duan, H., Liu, C., Piazza, J. A. & Wei, Y., May 1 2018, In : China Review. 18, 2, p. 121-154 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ethnic inequality
exploitation
natural resources
violence
China

Local religious institutions and the impact of interethnic inequality on conflict

Cao, X., Duan, H., Liu, C. & Wei, Y., Dec 1 2018, In : International Studies Quarterly. 62, 4, p. 765-781 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

violence
mosque
China
ethnic conflict
local public
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

Transnational Climate Governance Networks and Domestic Regulatory Action

Cao, X. & Ward, H., Jan 2 2017, In : International Interactions. 43, 1, p. 76-102 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate
governance
regulation
domestic policy
microeconomics
2016
9 Citations (Scopus)

Why invest in wind energy? Career incentives and chinese renewable energy politics

Cao, X., Kleit, A. N. & Liu, C., Dec 1 2016, In : Energy Policy. 99, p. 120-131 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
incentive
politics
political theory
energy
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Import competition and policy diffusion

López-Cariboni, S. & Cao, X., Dec 1 2015, In : Politics and Society. 43, 4, p. 471-502 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

import
competition policy
social insurance
policy area
social policy
11 Citations (Scopus)
coalition
regime
democracy
air pollution
test theory
2014
10 Citations (Scopus)

Do Democracies Attract Portfolio Investment? Transnational Portfolio Investments Modeled as Dynamic Network

Cao, X. & Ward, M. D., Jan 1 2014, In : International Interactions. 40, 2, p. 216-245 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

democracy
think tank
right of ownership
asymmetry
economics
17 Citations (Scopus)

Research Frontiers in Comparative and International Environmental Politics: An Introduction

Cao, X., Milner, H. V., Prakash, A. & Ward, H., Mar 1 2014, In : Comparative Political Studies. 47, 3, p. 291-308 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

politics
political scientist
political science
research method
climate change
13 Citations (Scopus)

State Capacity and the Environmental Investment Gap in Authoritarian States

Ward, H., Cao, X. & Mukherjee, S., Mar 1 2014, In : Comparative Political Studies. 47, 3, p. 309-343 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental quality
pollutant
infrastructural investments
marginal productivity
optimization model
2013
14 Citations (Scopus)

Where is the tipping point? bilateral trade and the diffusion of human rights

Cao, X., Greenhill, B. & Prakash, A., Jan 1 2013, In : British Journal of Political Science. 43, 1, p. 133-156 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

human rights
exporting country
political institution
respect
society
2012
48 Citations (Scopus)

Domestic and International Influences on Green Taxation

Ward, H. & Cao, X., Sep 1 2012, In : Comparative Political Studies. 45, 9, p. 1075-1103 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

taxation
tax burden
regulation
taxes
OECD
20 Citations (Scopus)

Global migration and political regime type: A democratic disadvantage

Breunig, C., Cao, X. & Luedtke, A., Oct 1 2012, In : British Journal of Political Science. 42, 4, p. 825-854 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political regime
migration
regime
democracy
migration research
28 Citations (Scopus)

Global networks and domestic policy convergence: A network explanation of policy changes

Cao, X., Jan 1 2012, In : World Politics. 64, 3, p. 375-425 51 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

domestic policy
fiscal policy
regulatory policy
national economy
monetary policy
36 Citations (Scopus)

Trade competition and environmental regulations: Domestic political constraints and issue visibility

Cao, X. & Prakash, A., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Politics. 74, 1, p. 66-82 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

air pollution
regulation
water pollution
political institution
opposition
2011
32 Citations (Scopus)
firm
market
trade policy
equivalence
quality assurance
2010
67 Citations (Scopus)

Networks as channels of policy diffusion: Explaining worldwide changes in capital taxation, 1998-2006

Cao, X., Sep 1 2010, In : International Studies Quarterly. 54, 3, p. 823-854 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

taxation
policy studies
interdependence
socialization
learning
53 Citations (Scopus)

Trade competition and domestic pollution: A panel study, 1980-2003

Cao, X. & Prakash, A., Jul 1 2010, In : International Organization. 64, 3, p. 481-503 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water pollution
air pollution
regulation
equivalence
threat
2009
5 Citations (Scopus)

Domestic economic policies, political institutions, and transnational portfolio investments

Cao, X., Apr 11 2009, In : Business and Politics. 11, 1, 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political institution
Economic Policy
fiscal policy
democratization
transparency
64 Citations (Scopus)

Networks of intergovernmental organizations and convergence in domestic economic policies

Cao, X., Dec 1 2009, In : International Studies Quarterly. 53, 4, p. 1095-1130 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic Policy
domestic policy
information policy
WTO
OECD
25 Citations (Scopus)

Social distance in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the North Caucasus region of Russia: Inter and intra-ethnic attitudes and identities

Bakke, K. M., Cao, X., O'Loughlin, J. & Ward, M. D., Apr 3 2009, In : Nations and Nationalism. 15, 2, p. 227-253 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caucasus region
social distance
Bosnia and Herzegovina
ethnic group
Russia
2007
87 Citations (Scopus)

Disputes, democracies, and dependencies: A reexamination of the Kantian peace

Ward, M. D., Siverson, R. M. & Cao, X., Jul 1 2007, In : American Journal of Political Science. 51, 3, p. 583-601 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

peace
democracy
international conflict
statistical test
statistical significance
23 Citations (Scopus)

Protecting jobs in the age of globalization: Examining the relative salience of social welfare and industrial subsidies in OECD countries

Cao, X., Prakash, A. & Ward, M. D., Jun 1 2007, In : International Studies Quarterly. 51, 2, p. 301-327 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social welfare
OECD
subsidy
globalization
import