<topbar right> <item><a href="index.html">Home</a></item> <item><a href="publications.html"><u>Research</u></a></item> <item><a target="_blank" href="d/ziaja_cv.pdf">CV</a></item> </topbar> # Selected publications; see my [CV](d/ziaja_cv.pdf) for the complete list. #### Peer-reviewed journal articles Jörn Grävingholt, Sebastian Ziaja and Merle Kreibaum (2015): ["Disaggregating state fragility: a method to establish a multidimensional empirical typology"](http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/aFH3d9XSB5pvK5iSnk49/full#.Va9L_LOqqko), *Third World Quarterly* 36(7), 1281-1298 [[PDF]](http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/01436597.2015.1038340) Jörg Faust, Jörn Grävingholt and Sebastian Ziaja (2015): ["Foreign aid and the fragile consensus on state fragility"](http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jird/journal/vaop/ncurrent/abs/jird201323a.html), *Journal of International Relations and Development* 18(4), 407-427 [[PDF]](https://www.die-gdi.de/uploads/media/DP_8.2013.pdf) Sebastian Ziaja (2012): ["What do fragility indices measure?"](http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12286-012-0123-8), *Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft* 1(6), 39-64 [[PDF]](http://www.die-gdi.de/uploads/media/Ziaja_2012_What_do_fragility_indices_measure_--_manuscript.pdf) <!-- [[replication data]]() --> #### Books Javier Fabra Mata and Sebastian Ziaja (2009): [*Users' guide on measuring fragility*](http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/democratic-governance/oslo_governance_centre/governance_assessments/a_users_guide_tofragility.html), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) [[PDF]](https://www.die-gdi.de/uploads/media/usersguide_measure_fragility_ogc09_0.pdf) #### Other publications Axel Dreher, Valentin Lang and Sebastian Ziaja (2018): "Foreign aid in areas of limited statehood", forthcoming in: Thomas Risse, Tanja A. Börzel and Anke Draude (eds): *Oxford Handbook of Governance and Limited Statehood*, Oxford University Press; available as [CESifo Working Paper 6340](http://www.cesifo-group.de/ifoHome/publications/working-papers/CESifoWP/CESifoWPdetails?wp_id=19281450) Sebastian Ziaja (2014): ["Donor fragmentation in democracy support has its benefits"](https://www.kfw.de/KfW-Group/Newsroom/Aktuelles/News/News-Details_230273.html), *KfW Development in Brief* 25 [[PDF]](https://www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de/PDF/Download-Center/PDF-Dokumente-Development-Research/2014-09-25-EK_Democracy_promotion.pdf) Julia Leininger and Sebastian Ziaja (2014): ["Conflicting objectives in democracy promotion: avoiding blueprint traps and incomplete democratic transitions"](http://www.die-gdi.de/en/briefing-paper/article/conflicting-objectives-in-democracy-promotion-avoiding-blueprint-traps-and-incomplete-democratic-transitions/), *DIE Briefing Paper* 11/2014 [[PDF]](http://www.die-gdi.de/uploads/media/BP_11.2014.pdf) Jörg Faust and Sebastian Ziaja (2012): ["German aid allocation and partner country selection: development-orientation, self-interests and path dependency"](https://www.die-gdi.de/discussion-paper/article/german-aid-allocation-and-partner-country-selection-development-orientation-self-interests-and-path-dependency/), *DIE Discussion Paper* 7/2012 [[PDF]](https://www.die-gdi.de/uploads/media/DP_7.2012.pdf) #### Work in progress *manuscripts available on request* Sebastian Ziaja, Jörn Grävingholt and Merle Kreibaum: "Constellations of fragility: differentiating fragile states with finite mixture modeling", *under review* Sebastian Ziaja: "Diversity trumps quantity: democracy aid, donor fragmentation and democratization" Martin Elff and Sebastian Ziaja: "Method bias in democracy indicators" Sebastian Ziaja: "Political regime indicators do not predict civil wars -- they predict their absence" Sebastian Ziaja: "What's the beef with fried chicken? A spatial analysis of local exposure to globalization and domestic conflict in Africa" Sebastian Ziaja: "Fuel or water to the fire? A country-month analysis of foreign aid and political unrest in Africa" Sebastian Ziaja: "Democratization and the monopoly of violence" ***
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