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Working Paper
Does Inequality Lead to Conflict?

This paper presents a simple model to show how distributional concerns can engender social conflict...

Equality and inequality Game theory Income distribution
Journal Article
Transnational terrorism as a spillover of domestic disputes in other countries

This paper models transnational terrorism as a three-way strategic interaction involving a government that faces armed opposition at home, which may spill over in the form of acts of terrorism by the state's opponents against the government's...

Conflict management Game theory Social conflict
Working Paper
Group-Oriented Values, Rules and Cooperation

This paper uses a game-theoretic framework to explain how collectivist values hamper societies’ efforts to elicit cooperation in inter-group games of prisoners’ dilemma (PD) and draws on the results of the analysis to interpret the meanin...

Cooperative societies Game theory Institutional economics
Journal Article
Debt Relief and Civil War

Reducing or writing off the debts of the 41 heavily indebted poor countries (HIPCs) can potentially reduce social conflict by releasing resources from debt-service to enable governments to make fiscal transfers that lower the grievances of rebels (wh...

Debts, Public Fiscal policy Game theory
Book Chapter
New Institutional Arrangements for Product Innovation in Silicon Valley

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Business networks Game theory Producer cooperatives
Book Chapter
Network Externalities and Cooperative Networks: A Comparative Case Study of Mondragón and La Lega with Implications for Developing and Transitional Countries

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Business networks Cooperative societies Game theory
Book Chapter
Network Externalities and Cooperative Networks: Stylized Facts and Theory

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Business networks Cooperative societies Game theory
Book Chapter
Collective Values, Behavioural Norms, and Rules: Building Institutions for Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction

From the book: Perspectives on Growth and Poverty

Economic growth Game theory Institutional economics
Journal Article
Information, Incentives, and Option Value: The Silicon Valley Model

Part of Journal Special Issue WIDER Symposium on Adaptive Efficiency and Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance

Business networks Game theory Producer cooperatives
Working Paper
Transnational Terrorism as a Spillover of Domestic Disputes in Other Countries

This paper models transnational terrorism as a three-way strategic interaction involving a government that faces armed opposition at home, which may spill over in the form of acts of terrorism by the state’s opponents against the government&rsq...

Conflict management Game theory Social conflict
Working Paper
An Endogenous Group Formation Theory of Co-operative Networks: The Economics of La Lega and Mondragón

This paper develops a theory of endogenous league formation and considers its implications for policy in developing countries...

Business networks Cooperative societies Game theory
Journal Article
Violence Against Civilians in Civil Wars: Looting or Terror?

Part of Journal Special Issue Civil War in Developing Countries

Econometric models (Economic development) Game theory Social conflict
Journal Article
Warlord Competition

Part of Journal Special Issue Civil War in Developing Countries

Game theory Informal sector (Economics) Social conflict
Journal Article
Credibility and Reputation in Peacemaking

Part of Journal Special Issue Civil War in Developing Countries

Conflict management Contracts Game theory
Journal Article
Conflict in Africa: The Cost of Peaceful Behaviour

War provides economic opportunities, such as the capture of valuable natural resources, that are unavailable in peacetime. However, belligerents may prefer low‐intensity conflict to total war when the former has a greater pay‐off...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Game theory Natural resources
Working Paper
Understanding the Silicon Valley Phenomena

This paper analyzes the ‘Silicon Valley model’ as a novel economic institution in the domain of technological product system innovation such as computers...

Business networks Game theory Producer cooperatives
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