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Population Size, Per Capita Income, and the Risk of Civil War: Regional Heterogeneity in the Structural Relationship Matters

A common finding in the empirical civil war literature is that population size and per capita income are highly significant predictors of civil war incidence and onset...

Gross national product Income distribution Population
Book Chapter
Paradise Lost: The Costs of State Failure in the Pacific

From the book: Understanding Small-Island Developing States

Economic development International economic relations War
Book Chapter
Resources, Conflict, and State Fragility: Iraq and Somalia

From the book: Fragile States

Democratization Failed states Natural resources
Book Chapter
Enforcing Peace Agreements in Fragile States through Commitment Technologies

From the book: Fragile States

Conflict management Dispute resolution (Law) Sanctions (International law)
Journal Article
Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

Part of Journal Special Issue Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

Conflict management Entrepreneurship Economic aspects (Households)
Journal Article
A Tale of Entrepreneurship in Two Iraqi Cities

Part of Journal Special Issue Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

Conflict management Entrepreneurship History, Local
Journal Special Issue
Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

This study surveys the small but growing field of entrepreneurship and conflict in developing countries, which is also the topic of this special issue of the Journal of Small business and Entrepreneurship...

Conflict management Entrepreneurship Economic aspects (Households)
Working Paper
How Production Firms Adapt to War: The Case of Liberia

How do production firms adapt to civil war? The answer to this question will inform the potential for economic development during and after conflict. Many businesses survive violent conflict, and in some cases even thrive...

Industrial management Industrial policy National security
Journal Article
Paradise Lost: The Costs of State Failure in the Pacific

Part of Journal Special Issue Fragility and Development in Small Island Developing States

Economic development International economic relations War
Journal Article
The Determinants of Migration from Sub-Saharan African Countries

This paper investigates the determinants of migration from 45 Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries over the period 1965–2005. The significant determinants are armed conflict and lack of job opportunities...

Unemployment War
Book Chapter
Foreign Aid and Economic Development in Postwar Lebanon

From the book: Foreign Aid for Development

Balance of payments Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development
Book
Making Peace Work: The Challenges of Social and Economic Reconstruction

Reconstruction from conflict is a complex and demanding task, and a major challenge for post-conflict countries as well as the international community...

Conflict management Infrastructure (Economics) Institutional economics
Blog
Entrepreneurship in Iraq: Understanding the Constraints
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Sameeksha Desai Across countries, entrepreneurship is shown to support wealth and income generation, job creation and innovations in product and process...

Conflict management Entrepreneurship History, Local
Journal Article
The Impact of Violent Conflicts on Households: What Do We Know and What Should We Know about War Widows?

Part of Journal Special Issue Vulnerability in Development

Conflict management Households Poverty
News
WIDER Book 'Making Peace Work' Launched in Berlin

Making Peace Work book presentation and seminar. Hosted by DIW Berlin and the United Nations Association of Germany.

Conflict management War Justice
Book Chapter
The Multi-Dimensional Challenge of Mass Violent Conflict

From the book: Making Peace Work

Conflict management War
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