Violent conflict and economic growth: Some time-series evidence
AbstractThis paper uses time-series methods to examine interrelationships between growth and violent conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa. Results show bidirectional causalities, but the key determinant of conflict risk is prior conflict experience, not fluctuations in economic growth.
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Volume (Year): 106 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (March)
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