Paper Series

The ICRS Working Paper Series presents timely and ongoing early-stage scholarship to move debate forward by encouraging conversation among scholars, practitioners, and activists. Contributors to the ICRS Working Paper Series include ICRS faculty affiliates, community scholars, and partners engaged in research and projects with ICRS. Our working papers go through an internal review, and authors are eager to take next steps in moving through publication pipelines towards wider dissemination. Working papers will be available for download for free at the links below. The papers will also be available through the Social Science Research Network, a repository for preprints devoted to the rapid dissemination of scholarly research -

Read our working papers:

Non-aligned movement

Towards a New Non-aligned Movement (NNAM) and a New International Economic Order

Russia sanctions

Analyzing Economic Sanctions: Impacts on Russia

Anti-Corruption and Democracy: Neo-Liberal Authoritarianism in Brazil

Anti-Corruption and Democracy: Neo-Liberal Authoritarianism in Brazil

global report cover

COVID-19's Effects on Democracy and Governance Globally

africa report

COVID-19, Democracy, and Governance in Africa

latin america report

Democracy and Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean After COVID-19

Middle East Report

The Impact of COVID-19 on Governance in the MENA States