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    • Master or Servant? Agency Slack and the Politics of IMF Lending 

      Copelovitch, Mark S. (2007)
      This paper argues that states and International Monetary Fund bureaucrats exercise partial but incomplete control over the fund’s lending policies. Using an original dataset of IMF lending to 47 countries from 1984-2003, ...
    • Uncertainty, Context, and the Duration of International Agreements 

      Copelovitch, Mark S.; Putnam, Tonya L. (2007)
      Why are some international agreements set up to operate indefinitely while others are of limited duration? This paper argues that "institutional context" — the existing legal and institutional environment in which states ...