Articles by Stephen Bagwell

October 14, 2022

📐 Reintegration into China would cost Taiwan its empowerment rights

Stephen Bagwell
The case of Hong Kong shows that Chinese Communist Party dominance has a negative impact on empowerment rights. For Taiwan, though, it could end up much worse. Stephen Bagwell and Meridith LaVelle explore the potential outcomes of this scenario, using evidence from Hong Kong and data from the Human Rights Measurement Initiative
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Stephen Bagwell
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Stephen's research interests focus on answering questions related to what makes governments behave badly, and the consequences of that behaviour.

More specifically, he is interested in solving puzzles at the intersection of international relations, political economy, human rights, and political violence.

His research has been published in The Journal of Human Rights and The Journal of Global Security Studies.

Stephen's work also appears on The Conversation, and on The Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog.

He tweets @StephenMBagwell

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