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Repression or Civil War?

Repression or Civil War?,10.1257/aer.99.2.292,American Economic Review,Timothy Besley,Torsten Persson

Repression or Civil War?   (Citations: 5)
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Journal: American Economic Review - AER , vol. 99, no. 2, pp. 292-297, 2009
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    • ... 1 Notable exceptions are the models by Acemoglu and Robinson (2001 and 2005) and Beasley and Persson (2009) as well as the empirical analysis of Collier and Rohner (2008)...

    Juan F. Vargas. Rebellion, Repression and Welfare

    • ...In column (5), we add in the weathershock variable, which is available only for a more restricted sample of countries and time periods...
    • ...These results con…rm the …ndings of the model in column (5) of Table 3. That is, primary (non-oil) import and export prices are positively correlated with the incidence of civil war, as is the oil-import price index...
    • ...The results in column (2) of Table 4 can be used to reassess the economic signi…cance of the …ndings in column (5) of Table 3, given the di¤erent estimation method on a smaller sample of countries...
    • ...In columns (4) and (5), we assess the robustness of the results to splitting the sample according to whether the country has weak or strong executive constraints...

    Timothy J. Besleyet al. The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

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