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Rafael Reuveny

(812) 855-4944
SPEA Room 421

Ph.D., Indiana University, 1997
M.B.A., Indiana University, 1996
B.S., (Magna Cum Laude), Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, 1978

Professional Experience

  • Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 1994-1997
  • United Technologies Norden Systems, Norwalk, CT., 1986-1992
  • Israeli Military Industry, Israel, 1984-1985
  • Israeli Air Force, Israel, 1978-1984

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • World Society Foundation, $10,000, 2007
  • SPEA Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award, Indiana University, 2001
  • Indiana University Trustees Teaching Excellence Recognition Award , Indiana University, 2000
  • Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Aeronautical Engineering, Graduate Cum Laude, 1978
  • Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Aeronautical Engineering, Dean’s List, 1977, 1978

Professional Interests
International political economy with emphasis on globalization; rise and fall of major powers; political conflict and how it interacts with international trade, democracy, and the environment; sustainable development; Middle East political economy

Current Projects

  1. Project on the collapse of historical civilizations and technological progress.
  2. Project on the effect of military conflict on the environment.
  3. Project on the effect of risk events on international trade and foreign direct investment.
  4. Project on the effect of international military conflict on international trade.
  5. Project on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United States.

Selected Publications
Full Vita

  • Reuveny, R. and O. Keshk, “Reconsidering Trade and Conflict Simultaneity: The Risk of Emphasizing Technique over Substance,” Conflict Management and Peace Science, (forthcoming).
  • Bowles, D. C., R. Reuveny, and C. D. Butler, “Moving to a Better Life? Climate, Migration and Population Health” in C. Butler and P. Kinney (eds.) Climate Change and Global Health, Center for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI), (forthcoming).
  • Guttman, J. and R. Reuveny, “On Revolt and Endogenous Economic Policy in Autocratic 2 Regimes,” Public Choice, DOI 10.1007/s11127-012-0012-3, 2012.
  • Reuveny, R., “Taking Stock of Malthus: Modeling the Collapse of Historical Civilizations,” Annual Review of Resource Economics, 4: 303-330, 2012.
  • Reuveny, R., J. Maxwell, and J. Davis, “Dynamic Winner-take-all Conflict,” Defense and Peace Economics, 22: 471-492, 2011.
  • R. Reuveny, B. Pollins, and O. Keshk, “The Perils of Doctrine,” Journal of Peace Research, August, 2011.
  • Reuveny, R., “Black September,” in C. Martin (ed.) The Sage Encyclopedia of Terrorism, 2nd Edition, 106-108, Sage Publishing, 2011.
  • Li, Q. and R. Reuveny, “Does Trade Prevent or Promotes Interstate Conflict Initiation?” Journal of Peace Research, 48: 437-454, 2011.
  • Reuveny, R., J. Maxwell, and J. Davis, “On Conflict Over Natural Resources,” Ecological Economics, 70: 698-712, 2011.
  • Keshk, O., R. Reuveny, and B. Pollins, “Trade and Conflict: Proximity, Country Size, and Measures,” Conflict Management and Peace Science, 27: 3-27, 2010.
  • Reuveny, R. and W. Thompson, “Contemporary Terrorism: Origins, Escalation, Counter Strategies and Responses,” in Reuveny, R. and W. Thompson (eds.). Coping with Contemporary Terrorism: Origins, Escalation, Counterstrategies, and Responses, State University of New York Press, 1-24, 2010.
  • Reuveny, Rafael, “On Free Trade, Climate Change, and the WTO,” Journal of Globalization Studies, 1: 90-103, 2010.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William R. Thompson (eds.). 2008. The North-South Divide in the World Political Economy, Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing.
  • Reuveny, R., “Healing and Reality in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” Tikkun, 24: 46-53, 2009.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and Will H. Moore, “Does Environmental Degradation Influence Migration? Emigration to OECD Countries in the late 1980s and early 1990s,” Social Science Quarterly, 90: 461-479, 2009.
  • Good, D. and R. Reuveny, “On the Collapse of Historical Civilizations,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 91: 863-879, 2009.
  • Reuveny, Rafael “The Last Colonialist: Israel in the Occupied Territories since 1967,” The Independent Review, 12: 325-374, 2008.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William Thompson, “Observations on The North-South Divide,” in Rafael Reuveny and William Thompson (eds.) The North-South Divide in the World Political Economy, Blackwell Publishing, 19-38, 2008.
  • Reuveny, Rafael, “On Forecasting Globalization Using World Models,” in G. Modelski, T. Devezas and W. Thompson (eds.), Globalization as Evolutionary Process: Modeling Global Change, Routledge, 380-399, 2008.
  • Reuveny, Rafael, “Ecomigration and Violent Conflict: Case Studies and Public Policy Implications,” Human Ecology, 36: 1-13, 2008.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William R. Thompson, “Uneven Economic Growth and the World Economy's North South Stratification,” International Studies Quarterly, 52: 579-605, 2008.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William R. Thompson, “Southern Democracy in the Long Run,” International Interactions, 34: 1-24, 2008.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William R. Thompson. 2007. "How 'Global' is Economic Globalization?" in: The Regional and Local Shaping of World Society, edited by Mark Herkenrath. Muenster: LIT Verlag, 17-46.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and Jaclyn Streitfeld. 2007. “The Simple Numeration of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict Resolution, 1967 2006,” in Transatlantic Perspectives on Security Imperatives, edited by Roman Kuźniar and Eberhard Bohne, London: LIT Verlag, 145-170.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and Ashley Peterson Allen. 2007. “On Environmental Refugees and Implications for the Future,” Ecología Política, Vol. 33: 21-36.
  • Quan Li and Rafael Reuveny. 2007. “The Effects of Liberalism on the Terrestrial Environment,” Conflict Management and Peace Science, Vol. 24: 219-238.
  • Reuveny, Rafael. 2007. ”Condemned to Endless Struggle? Resolving the Israeli Palestinian Conflict,” Foreign Service Journal, Vol. 84: 56-61.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William R. Thompson. 2007. “The Limits of Economic Globalization: Still Another North-South Cleavage?” International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Vol. 48: 107-135.
  • Reuveny, Rafael. 2007. “Climate Change Induced Migration and Violent Conflict,” Political Geography, Vol. 26: 656-673.
  • Li, Quan and Rafael Reuveny. 2006. “Democracy and Environmental Degradation,” International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 50: 935-956.
  • Good, David and Rafael Reuveny. 2006. “The Fate of Easter Island: The Limits of Institutions,” Ecological Economics, Vol. 58: 473-490.
  • Krutilla, Kerry and Rafael Reuveny. 2006. “The Systems Dynamics of Endogenous Population Growth in a Renewable Resource-Based Growth Model,” Ecological Economics, Vol. 56: 256-267.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William R. Thompson. 2006. “The Extent of the Kondratieff Wave’s Effect on Violence in the North-South Context,” in Kondratieff Waves, Warfare and World Security, NATO Security through Science Series, E: Human and Societal Dynamics - Vol. 5, edited by Tessaleno C. Devezas, Amsterdam: IOS Press, 205-212.
  • Reuveny, Rafael. 2006. “The Binational State and the Colonial Imperative: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Historical Perspective,” The Arab World Geographer, Vol. 8: 5-13.
  • Maxwell, John and Rafael Reuveny. 2005. (eds.), Trade and Environment: Theory and Policy in the Context of EU Enlargement and Transition Economies, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, England. 2005
  • Barbieri, Katherine and Rafael Reuveny. 2005. “Economic Globalization and Civil War,” Journal of Politics, Vol. 67: 1128-1247.
  • Maxwell, John W. and Rafael Reuveny. 2005. “Continuing Conflict,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 58: 30-52.
  • Reuveny, Rafael. 2005. “International Trade and Public Policy: The Big Picture,” in Handbook for Public Economics, edited by Donijo Robbins, Boca Raton, FL: Taylor and Francis, 705-742.
  • Matt, Auer and Reuveny, Rafael. 2005. “External Actors and Their Prospective Roles in Environmental Cleanup in Central and Eastern Europe,” in Trade and Environment: Theory and Policy in the Context of EU Enlargement and Transition Economies, edited by John Maxwell and Rafael Reuveny, London: Edward Elgar, 182-206.
  • Decker, Christopher, S. and Rafael Reuveny. 2005. “Endogenous Technological Progress and the Malthusian Trap: Could Simon and Boserup Have Saved Easter Island?” Human Ecology, Vol. 36: 119-140.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William R. Thompson. 2004. Growth, Trade and Systemic Leadership, University of Michigan Press: Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Keshk, Omar, M. G., Brian Pollins, and Rafael Reuveny. 2004. “Trade Still Follows the Flag: The Primacy of Politics in a Simultaneous Model of Interdependence and Armed Conflict,” Journal of Politics, Vol. 66: 1155-1179.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William R. Thompson. 2004. “World Economic Growth, Systemic Leadership and Southern Debt Crises,” Journal of Peace Research, Vol. 41: 5-24.
  • Krutilla, Kerry and Rafael Reuveny. 2004. “A Renewable Resource-based Ramsey Model with Costly Resource Extraction,” Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 27: 165-185.
  • Reuveny, Rafael. 2004. “The Triangle of Conflict: Fundamentalisms in Israel and the Territories,” in Gods, Guns and Globalization: Religious Radicalism and International Political Economy, Vol. 13 of International Political Economy Yearbook, edited by Mary Ann Tetreault and Robert A. Denemark, Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 79-106.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William R. Thompson. 2003. “Systemic Leadership and Trade Openness,” International Interactions, Vol. 29: 83-110.
  • Reuveny, Rafael. 2003. “Measuring Conflict and Cooperation: An Assessment,” in Economic Interdependence and International Conflict: New Perspectives on an Enduring Debate, edited by E. Mansfield and B. Pollins, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 254-269.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and Quan Li. 2003. “The Joint Democracy-Dyadic Conflict Nexus: A Simultaneous Equations Model,” International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 47: 325-346.
  • Reuveny, Rafael. 2003. “The Trade and Conflict Debate: Exploring the Frontier,” in Globalization and Armed Conflict, edited by G. Schneider, K. Barbieri and N. P. Gleditsch, Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Rowman & Littlefield, 189-204.
  • Reuveny, Rafael. 2003. “Fundamentalist Colonialism: The Geopolitics of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” Political Geography, Vol. 22: 347-380.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and Heejoon Kang. 2003. “A Simultaneous-Equations Model of Trade, Conflict, and Cooperation," Review of International Economics, Vol. 11: 279-295.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and Quan Li. 2003. “Economic Openness, Democracy and Income Inequality: An Empirical Analysis,” Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 36: 575-601.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William R. Thompson. 2003. “Exploring the North-South Gap Longitudinally,” Japanese Journal of Political Science, Vol 4: 77-102.
  • Li, Quan and Rafael Reuveny. 2003. “Economic Globalization and Democracy: An Empirical Analysis,”  , Vol. 33: 29-55.
  • Reuveny, Rafael and William R. Thompson. 2003. “World Economic Growth, Northern Antagonism, and North-South Conflict,” Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol 46: 515-546.