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Working Paper
Do fences make good neighbours?: Evidence from an insurgency in India

India has employed a variety of military, political, and economic measures to combat the long running insurgency in Kashmir with little evidence on what contributes to stability in the region...

Conflict Violence Governance
Blog
Missing school years for girls: The case of the Assam insurgency
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Girls in India face many challenges. From the moment they are conceived, they are less likely to be born as compared to boys. This presence of “missing girls” appears to be linked to access to ultrasound technology ...

Education Conflict
Journal Article
The economic effects of a counterinsurgency policy in India: A synthetic control analysis

Using the synthetic control method, we analyze the economic effects of a unique counterinsurgency response to the Naxalite insurgency in India...

Synthetic control method Conflict Naxalite insurgency
Working Paper
Tax revenue mobilization in conflict-affected developing countries

How does conflict affect tax revenue mobilization? This paper uses a newly updated dataset to explore longitudinal trends of tax revenue mobilization prior to, during, and after conflict periods in a selection of conflict-affected states since 1980...

Tax Conflict
Blog
How did South Sudan get stuck in a fragility trap?

In my last blog I wrote about the common factors at play in political and economic transitions. Using the case of South Sudan, I demonstrated how these factors laid the groundwork for a fragility trap. In this post, I explain what this means...

Conflict Fragile states
Blog
Common factors in conflict-induced state fragility

What does it mean to be a fragile state?...

Conflict Fragile states
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