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Les conflits armés en Afrique : apports, mythes et limites de l'analyse économique

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  • Philippe Hugon
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    Conflict zones have been spreading since the collapse of the Berlin wall and there is need to rethink them. Is an economist warranted to broach the subject of armed conflicts, are African conflicts in any way specific ? Economic factors play an important role but are highly controversial depending on the authors and disciplines. This article presents an economic analysis and the international quantitative tests for conflictive factors ; it proposes a political economy of African conflicts and an opening in terms of chaotic entropy and systemic uncertainties as modes of analysing the intertwining of plural factors.

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    Article provided by Armand Colin in its journal Revue Tiers Monde.

    Volume (Year): n° 176 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 829-855

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    Handle: RePEc:cai:rtmarc:rtm_176_0829
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