Determinants of Peace: A Cross-Country Analysis
AbstractIn this study, we discover the variables susceptible to affect the peace. To arrive there, we made resort to the analysis in cross-sectional. We find that the institutional variables are auspicious to the peace, especially the political stability. The macroeconomic variables are, on the whole, positive and statistically meaningful determinants of the peace, some of them not being robust. The war remains damaging to the peace and this in a robust manner. It is more or less the same report for the inequalities. The effects of the size of nation, the religion and the diversity are not as clear. The human capital seems favorable.
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Volume (Year): 2 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 (December)
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Peace; Institution; War; Religion; Diversity; Human Capital; Determinants of peace;
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- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
- D73 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Bureaucracy; Administrative Processes in Public Organizations; Corruption
- H56 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - National Security and War
- I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education
- O17 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Formal and Informal Sectors; Shadow Economy; Institutional Arrangements
- P48 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Political Economy; Legal Institutions; Property Rights; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Regional Studies
- Z12 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Religion
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