The following resources are for use with IROWS' current Urbanization and Empire Formation Project. All materials contained herein are intended for academic use. Please contact Professor Christopher Chase-Dunn for permission to publish materials that uses these files.
NSF HSD Research Proposal; “Global state formation: modeling the rise, fall and upward sweeps of large polities in world history and the global future”
Size: Urbanization and Empire Formation in World-Systems (PEWS02 paper)
ASA 2001 Presentation (for PowerPoint 97)
Settlement Systems: Past and Present by C. Chase-Dunn and A. Jorgenson
Estimating the Population Sizes of Cities by Daniel Pasciuti and Chris Chase-Dunn