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Ethnic Polarization, Potential Conflict, and Civil Wars

  • Jos� G. Montalvo
  • Marta Reynal-Querol
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    Article provided by American Economic Association in its journal American Economic Review.

    Volume (Year): 95 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 796-816

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    Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:95:y:2005:i:3:p:796-816
    Note: DOI: 10.1257/0002828054201468
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