Research

Peer-Reviewed Articles in English

Peer-Reviewed Articles in Chinese (Selected)

  • Chong Chen, “Explaining the Formation and Evolution of Global Diplomatic Networks: New Evidence from Network Analysis of Large-scale Event Data,” Foreign Affairs Review (外交评论), No. 4, 2021, pp. 120-154.
  • Chong Chen, “Armed Conflict and Women’s Empowerment: Evidence from Two Natural Experiments,” Journal of International Security Studies (国际安全研究), No. 4, 2021, pp. 103-127.
  • Yao Wen, Mengying Xie, and Chong Chen, “Explaining the Wave of Foreign Participation in Chinese Belt and Road Initiative: Evidence from Spatial Analyses,” World Economics and Politics (世界经济与政治), No. 2, 2021, pp. 134-154.
  • Xun Pang and Chong Chen, “The Hirschman Effect of International Finance Ties: How China’s Currency Swap Agreements Affect Foreign Policy Convergence,” World Economics and Politics (世界经济与政治), No. 6, 2020, pp. 132-155.
  • Chong Chen and Xun Pang, “Predicting the Timing and Location of Terrorist Attacks in Africa in the Age of Big Data: Combing GIS and Split Population Duration Models,” Foreign Affairs Review (外交评论), No. 2, 2020, pp. 121-154.
  • Chong Chen, “Rethinking Opportunity, Greed, Grievance and Internal Conflict: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis of African Political Violence,” World Economics and Politics (世界经济与政治), No. 8, 2018, pp. 94-127.

Under Review/Revision

  • Do Birds of a Feather Flock Together? Rebel Constituencies and Civil War Alliances,” with Laia Balcells and Costantino Pischedda (R&R at International Studies Quarterly)

  • “The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side: Transnational Ethnic Inequality and Ethno-nationalist Conflict”, with Kyle Beardsley and Nils B. Weidmann
    • Presented at SPSA 2018
  • “The Contagion of Foreign Policy Change: Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Chinese Leadership Visits (1978-2014),” with Feng Liu
    • Presented at MPSA 2015, ISA 2015
  • “Predicting Tipping Points in International Crises: Surmountable and Insurmountable Challenges,” with Jordan Roberts, Shikshya Adhikari, Victor Asal, Kyle Beardsley, Edward Gonzales, Nakissa Jahanbani, Patrick James, Steven Lobell, Norrin M. Ripsman, Scott Silverstone, and Anne van Wijk
    • Presented at APSA 2020
  • “Diplomatic Signals and the Strategic Use of Terrorism in Civil Wars,” with Gabriella Levy, Rebecca Dudley, and David A. Siegel
    • Presented at MPSA 2021