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Policy Dimensions

WPS4187Post-conflict aid, real exchange rate adjustment, and catch-up growthElbadawi, Ibrahim A.; Kaltani, Linda; Schmidt-Hebbel, Klaus2007/04
WPS4207Short-term and long-term effects of United Nations peace operationsSambanis, Nicholas2007/04
WPS4190The aftermath of civil warChen, Siyan; Loayza, Norman V.; Reynal-Querol, Marta2007/04
WPS2902Aid, policy, and growth in post-conflict societiesCollier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke2002/10
28125Aid, policy and peaceCollier, Paul ; Hoeffler, Anke2002/03
28135Policy for post-conflict societies: reducing the risks of civil warCollier, Paul 2000/04
28136The challenge of Ugandan reconstruction, 1986-981999/11
WPS2208Ethnic partition as a solution to ethnic war - an empirical critique of the theoretical literatureSambanis, Nicholas1999/10

Civil War Onset

WPS4186A kleptocrat's survival guide : autocratic longevity in the face of civil conflictMilante, Gary2007/04
WPS4193Horizontal inequalities, political environment, and civil conflict : evidence from 55 developing countries, 1986-2003Ostby, Gudrun2007/04
WPS4196Political leadership, conflict, and the prospects for constitutional peaceJennings, Colin2007/04
28126Greed and grievance in civil warCollier, Paul ; Hoeffler, Anke 2002/03
WPS2533How much war will we see? Estimating the incidence of civil war in 161 countriesElbadawi, Ibrahim; Sambanis, Nicholas2001/01
28130Why are there so many civil wars in Africa? prevention of future conflicts and promotion of inter-group cooperationCollier, Paul ; Elbadawi, Ibrahim ; Sambanis, Nicholas 2000/12
28151Justice-seeking and loot-seeking in civil warCollier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke1999/02

Civil War Termination

WPS4192Ethnic polarization and the duration of civil warsMontalvo, Jose G.; Reynal-Querol, Marta2007/04
WPS4196Political leadership, conflict, and the prospects for constitutional peaceJennings, Colin2007/04
WPS4191Post-conflict justice and sustainable peaceLie, Tove Grete; Binningsbo, Helga Malmin; Gates, Scott2007/04
WPS4207Short-term and long-term effects of United Nations peace operationsSambanis, Nicholas2007/04
WPS2902Aid, policy, and growth in post-conflict societiesCollier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke2002/10
28125Aid, policy and peaceCollier, Paul ; Hoeffler, Anke2002/03
WPS2433External interventions and the duration of civil warsElbadawi, Ibrahim A.; Sambanis, Nicholas2000/09
28135Policy for post-conflict societies: reducing the risks of civil warCollier, Paul 2000/04
28136The challenge of Ugandan reconstruction, 1986-981999/11
WPS2208Ethnic partition as a solution to ethnic war - an empirical critique of the theoretical literatureSambanis, Nicholas1999/10

Economic Causes

WPS4186A kleptocrat's survival guide : autocratic longevity in the face of civil conflictMilante, Gary2007/04
WPS4193Horizontal inequalities, political environment, and civil conflict : evidence from 55 developing countries, 1986-2003Ostby, Gudrun2007/04
WPS4194Oil and the propensity to armed struggle in the Niger Delta region of NigeriaOyefusi, Aderoju2007/04
WPS4190The aftermath of civil warChen, Siyan; Loayza, Norman V.; Reynal-Querol, Marta2007/04
WPS4202Weaponomics : the global market for assault riflesKillicoat, Phillip2007/04
28126Greed and grievance in civil warCollier, Paul ; Hoeffler, Anke 2002/03
WPS2433External interventions and the duration of civil warsElbadawi, Ibrahim A.; Sambanis, Nicholas2000/09
28137Doing well out of war1999/04
28151Justice-seeking and loot-seeking in civil warCollier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke1999/02

Economic Consequences

WPS4210Capital flight and warDavies, Victor A. B.2007/04
WPS4208Civil war, crop failure, and child stunting in RwandaAkresh, Richard; Verwimp, Philip; Bundervoet, Tom2007/04
WPS4187Post-conflict aid, real exchange rate adjustment, and catch-up growthElbadawi, Ibrahim A.; Kaltani, Linda; Schmidt-Hebbel, Klaus2007/04
WPS4207Short-term and long-term effects of United Nations peace operationsSambanis, Nicholas2007/04
WPS4190The aftermath of civil warChen, Siyan; Loayza, Norman V.; Reynal-Querol, Marta2007/04
WPS2927Military expenditure - threats, aid, and arms racesCollier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke2002/11
WPS2902Aid, policy, and growth in post-conflict societiesCollier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke2002/10
28150On the economic consequences of civil war1999/03

Ethnic Cleavages

WPS4192Ethnic polarization and the duration of civil warsMontalvo, Jose G.; Reynal-Querol, Marta2007/04
WPS4193Horizontal inequalities, political environment, and civil conflict : evidence from 55 developing countries, 1986-2003Ostby, Gudrun2007/04
WPS4191Post-conflict justice and sustainable peaceLie, Tove Grete; Binningsbo, Helga Malmin; Gates, Scott2007/04
28126Greed and grievance in civil warCollier, Paul ; Hoeffler, Anke 2002/03
28127Implications of ethnic diversityCollier, Paul2001/12
28130Why are there so many civil wars in Africa? prevention of future conflicts and promotion of inter-group cooperationCollier, Paul ; Elbadawi, Ibrahim ; Sambanis, Nicholas 2000/12
28135Policy for post-conflict societies: reducing the risks of civil warCollier, Paul 2000/04
WPS2208Ethnic partition as a solution to ethnic war - an empirical critique of the theoretical literatureSambanis, Nicholas1999/10

External Intervention

WPS4191Post-conflict justice and sustainable peaceLie, Tove Grete; Binningsbo, Helga Malmin; Gates, Scott2007/04
WPS4207Short-term and long-term effects of United Nations peace operationsSambanis, Nicholas2007/04
WPS4202Weaponomics : the global market for assault riflesKillicoat, Phillip2007/04
WPS2433External interventions and the duration of civil warsElbadawi, Ibrahim A.; Sambanis, Nicholas2000/09

Political Institutions

WPS4186A kleptocrat's survival guide : autocratic longevity in the face of civil conflictMilante, Gary2007/04
WPS4193Horizontal inequalities, political environment, and civil conflict : evidence from 55 developing countries, 1986-2003Ostby, Gudrun2007/04
WPS4185Insurgency and credible commitment in autocracies and democraciesKeefer, Philip 2007/04
WPS4196Political leadership, conflict, and the prospects for constitutional peaceJennings, Colin2007/04
28126Greed and grievance in civil warCollier, Paul ; Hoeffler, Anke 2002/03
28135Policy for post-conflict societies: reducing the risks of civil warCollier, Paul 2000/04

Crime and Violence

WPS4692Political violence and economic growthBodea, Cristina; Elbadawi, Ibrahim A.2008/08
WPS4543The development impact of the illegality of drug tradeKeefer, Philip; Loayza, Norman V.; Soares, Rodrigo R.2008/03
WPS4191Post-conflict justice and sustainable peaceLie, Tove Grete; Binningsbo, Helga Malmin; Gates, Scott2007/04
WPS4190The aftermath of civil warChen, Siyan; Loayza, Norman V.; Reynal-Querol, Marta2007/04
WPS4202Weaponomics : the global market for assault riflesKillicoat, Phillip2007/04
18544Determinants of crime rates in Latin America and the world : an empirical assessmentFajnzylber, Pablo; Lederman, Daniel; Loayza, Norman1998/10




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