Violence and growth in colombia: a review of the quantitative literature
AbstractABSTRACTThis is a critical review of the empirical literature on the relationship between violence and economic growth in Colombia: an interesting case study for social scientists studying violence, conflict, crime and development. We argue that, despite the rapid development of this literature and the increasing use of new techniques, there is still much room for research. After assessing the contribution of the most influential papers on the subject, we suggest directions for future research.
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Colombia; Violence; Economic Growth;
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- Alvaro J. Riascos & Juan F. Vargas, 2011. "Violence and growth in Colombia: A review of the quantitative literature," Economics of Peace and Security Journal, Economists for Peace and Security (UK), vol. 6(2), pages 15-20, July.
- D74 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances
- K14 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - Criminal Law
- O4 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
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- NEP-ALL-2011-07-21 (All new papers)
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