Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Cook, Scott J. and Cameron Thies. “In Plain Sight? Reconsidering the Linkage between Brideprice and Violent Conflict,” Forthcoming at Conflict Management and Peace Science.
Betz, Timm, Scott J. Cook, and Florian Hollenbach. “Spatial Interdependence and Instrumental Variable Models,” Forthcoming at Political Science Research and Methods
Cook, Scott J. and Nils Weidmann. 2019. “Lost in Aggregation: Improving Event Analysis with Report-Level Data,” American Journal of Political Science. 63(1): 250-264.
Cook, Scott J., Seung-Ho An, and Nathan Favero. “Beyond Policy Diffusion: Spatial Econometric Models of Public Administration,” Forthcoming at the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory
Cook, Scott J., Jude C. Hays, and Robert J. Franzese. “Fixed Effects in Rare Events Data: A Penalized Maximum Likelihood Approach,” Forthcoming at Political Science Research and Methods
Betz, Timm, Scott J. Cook, and Florian M. Hollenbach. 2018. “On the Use and Abuse of Spatial Instruments,” Political Analysis. 26(4): 474-479.
Cook, Scott J., John Niehaus, and Samantha Zuhlke. 2018. “A Warning on Separation in Multinomial Logistic Models,” Research & Politics. 5(2): 1-5.
Cook, Scott J., Betsabe Blas, Raymond Carroll, and Samiran Sinha. 2017. “Two Wrongs Make a Right: Addressing Misclassification in Binary-Outcome Data from Multiple Sources,” Political Analysis. 25(2): 223-240.
Cook, Scott J. and Burcu Savun. 2016. “New Democracies and the Risk of Civil Conflict: The Lasting Legacy of Military Rule,” Journal of Peace Research. 53(6): 745-757.
Franzese, Robert J., Jude C. Hays, and Scott J. Cook. 2016. “Spatial- and Spatiotemporal-Autoregressive Probit Models of Interdependent Binary Outcomes,” Political Science Research and Methods 4(1): 151-173.
Reprinted in Quantitative Research in Political Science: Empirical Methods & Applications (Vol. 4), Robert Franzese, ed., SAGE Major Works.
Cook, Scott J., Jude C. Hays, and Robert J. Franzese. 2019. “Model Selection and Spatial Interdependence,” Forthcoming in The Sage Handbook for Research Methods in Political Science & International Relations.
Work in Progress
Cook, Scott J., Robert J. Franzese, and Jude C. Hays. Empirical Analysis of Spatial Interdependence Under contract with Cambridge University Press.
“Bias due to network misspecification under spatial dependence” co-authored with Timm Betz and Florian Hollenbach. Revise & Resubmit at Political Analysis.
“Legislative Oversight and the Transparent Reporting of Deadly Force” co-authored with David Fortunato. Under review.
“Informed Analysis of Incomplete Datasets: Bayesian Estimation of Binary Outcomes from Truncated Samples,” co-authored with Betsabe Blas, Raymond Carroll, and Samiran Sinha.
“Using Maps in Research: What can they tell us and how do we know?” co-authored with Samantha Zuhlke.
“Lost in Aggregation: Spatial aggregation and event data” with Nils Weidmann
National Science Foundation Research Grant (DMS-1925119). Sep 1, 2019 - Aug 31, 2022. “Global Terrorism Threat Detection by Nonstationary, Spatio-Temporal Hawkes Process Models,” Co-PI with Mikyoung Jun. ($315,999).