Tim Büthe: Publications
Journal Articles  -  Books  -  Book Chapters  -  Review Articles  -  Other Monographs  -  Book Reviews
List of Publications in (Reverse) Chronological Order

Citations to my work are often not picked up by the citation count algorithms of ISI, Google Scholar, etc. due to to the umlaut (ü) in my name.
I therefore provide some citation lists below, based largely on information from colleagues, friends, authors, and students.



Publications: Journal Articles
(not including Review Articles)

"Institutional Diversity in Trade Agreements and Their Effect on Foreign Direct Investment:  Credibility, Commitments, and Economic Flows in the Developing World, 1971-2007."   (with Helen Milner)   World Politics vol.66 no.1 (January 2014): 88-122.

"The Politics of Private Foreign Aid:  Humanitarian Principles, Economic Development Objectives, and Organizational Interests in the Allocation of Private Aid by NGOs."  (with Solomon Major and André de Mello e Souza)    International Organization vol.66 no.4 (Fall 2012): 571-607.
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"Private Regulation in the Global Economy:  A (P)Review"  (Guest editor's introduction to a special issue on 'Private Regulation in the Global Economy'Business and Politics vol.12 no.3 (October 2010): 1-38.

"Engineering Uncontestedness?  The Origins and Institutional Development of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).Business and Politics vol.12 no.3 (October 2010).

"Global Private Politics: A Research Agenda"  (Conclusion to the special issue on 'Private Regulation in the Global Economy'Business and Politics vol.12 no.3 (October 2010).

"The Politics of Foreign Direct Investment into Developing Countries:  Increasing FDI through International Trade Agreements?"  (with Helen Milner)  American Journal of Political Science vol.52 no.4 (October 2008): 741-762.
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"The Globalization of Health and Safety Standards:  Delegation of Regulatory Authority in the SPS-Agreement of the 1994 Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization.Law & Contemporary Problems vol.71 no.1 (Winter 2008): 219-255.

"Global Private Governance:  Lessons from a National Model of Setting Standards in Accounting."  (with Walter Mattli)  Law & Contemporary Problems vol.68 no.3/4 (Summer/Autumn 2005): 225-262.

"Accountability in Accounting?  The Politics of Private Rule-Making in the Public Interest."  (with Walter Mattli)  Governance vol.18 no.3 (July 2005): 399-429.
"Setting International Standards:  Technological Rationality or Primacy of Power?"  (with Walter Mattli)  World Politics vol.56 no.1 (October 2003): 1-42.
Reprinted in The Library of Essays in International Relations, vol.8: Global Governance, edited by Lisa L. Martin. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2008: 171-212.

"Taking Temporality Seriously:  Modeling History and the Use of Narratives as Evidence.American Political Science Review vol.96 no.3 (September 2002): 481-493.
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Publications: Books

New Global Rulers:  The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy  (with Walter Mattli)  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011.
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Publications: Book Chapters

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"The Politics of Market Competition: Trade and Antitrust in a Global Economy."  In The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Trade, edited by Lisa Martin.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2015 (forthcoming).
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"Competition Policy and Free Trade: Antitrust Provisions in PTAs."  (with Anu Bradford)  In Trade Cooperation: The Purpose, Design, and Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements, edited by Andreas Dür and Manfred Elsig.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015 (forthcoming).
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"Institutionalization and Its Consequences: The TLO for Food Safety."  In Transnational Legal Orders, edited by Terence Halliday and Gregory Shaffer.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014: 258-286.
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"Private Transnational Governance of Economic Development: International Development Aid."  (with Cindy Cheng)  In Handbook on Global Economic Governance, edited by Manuela Moschella and Catherine Weaver.  London: Routledge, 2013: 322-341.
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"Beyond Supply and Demand: A Political-Economic Conceptual Model"    In Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings, edited by Kevin Davis, Angelina Fisher, Benedict Kingsbury, and Sally Engle Merry.  Oxford-New York: Oxford University Press, 2012: 29-51.
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"The Codex Alimentarius Commission:  A Hybrid Public-Private Regulator"  (with Nathaniel Harris)  In Handbook on Transnational Governance: Institutions and Innovations, edited by Thomas Hale and David Held.  Cambridge: Polity Press, 2011: 219-228.
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"Standards for Global Markets: Domestic and International Institutions for Setting International Product Standards"  In Handbook on Multi-Level Governance, edited by Henrik Enderlein, Sonja Wälti and Michael Zürn.  Cheltenham (UK): Edward Elgar, 2010: 455-476.
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"The Power of Norms; the Norms of Power: Who Governs International Electrical and Electronic Technology?"  In Who Governs the Globe?, edited by Deborah D. Avant, Martha Finnemore, and Susan K. Sell.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010: 292-332.
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"International Standards and Standard-Setting Bodies"  (with Walter Mattli)  In The Oxford Handbook of Business and Government, edited by David Coen, Wyn Grant, and Graham Wilson.  Oxford–New York: Oxford University Press, 2009: 440-471.
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"The Politics of Food Safety in the Age of Global Trade:  The Codex Alimentarius Commission in the SPS-Agreement of the WTO"  In Import Safety:  Regulatory Governance in the Global Economy, edited by Cary Coglianese, Adam Finkel, and David Zaring, eds.  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009: 88-109.
An earlier, more fully documented version was published as Working Paper No.42 of the
RWJF Scholars in Health Policy Research Program Working Paper Series

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"Technical Standards as Public and Club Goods?  Financing the International Accounting Standards Board."  In Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Approach, edited by Matthew Potoski and Aseem Prakash.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009: 157-179.
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"Bilateral Investment Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment: A Political Analysis."  (with Helen Milner)  In The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows, edited by Karl P. Sauvant and Lisa E. Sachs.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2009: 171-224.

"The Politics of Competition in the European Union: The First 50 Years.  In Making History: European Integration and Institutional Change at Fifty (The State of the European Union, vol.8.), edited by Sophie Meunier and Kathleen R. McNamara.  Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2007: 175-194.


Publications: Review Articles

"Politics and Institutions in the Regulation of Global Capital:  A Review Article.Review of International Organizations vol.3 no.2 (June 2008): 207-220.

"Governance Through Private Authority:  Non-State Actors in World Politics."  (Review Article)  Journal of International Affairs (New York) vol.58 no.1 (Fall 2004): 281-290.



Publications: Other Monographs

Assessing the IASB:  Results of a Business Survey about International Financial Reporting Standards and IASB's Operations, Accountability, and Responsiveness to Stakeholders.  (with Walter Mattli)  Joint Research Report by the Duke University Center for International Studies and the Oxford Global Economic Governance Programme.  Durham, NC and Oxford, England: November 2008.
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The Politics of Antitrust and Merger Review in the European Union: Institutional Change and Decisions from Messina to 2004.  (with Gabriel Swank)  CES Working Paper No. 142.  Cambridge, MA: Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, December 2006.

Product Standards in Transatlantic Trade and Investment:  Domestic and International Practices and Institutions.  (with Jan Martin Witte)  American Institute for Contemporary German Studies Policy Report No.13 (May 2004).

Publications: Book Reviews

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"Andrew Walter, Governing Finance: East Asia's Adoption of International Standards."  (Book Review)  Political Science Quarterly vol.124 no.2 (Summer 2009): 376-379.

"Darren G. Hawkins, David A. Lake, Daniel L. Nielson, and Michael J. Tierney, eds., Delegation and Agency in International Organizations."  (Book Review)  Perspectives on Politics vol.5 no.4 (December 2007): 861-862.
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"John Gillingham, European Integration, 1950-2003."  (Book Review)  Journal of Cold War Studies vol.7 no.4 (Fall 2005): 166-168.
"Microcredit as Development Strategy."  (Book Review)  Journal of International Affairs vol.53 no.2 (Spring 2000): 741-745.