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UNICEF Social Inclusion, Policy and Budgeting

Economics and Violent Conflict

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AUTHOR Macartan Humphreys
ORGANIZATION Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Management
TYPE Working Paper
DATE 2003
TOPIC Child poverty and disparities

This essay reviews recent research on the relationships between economies and violent conflict. It begins by considering the economic factors that make some societies susceptible to conflict. Also considered is whether violent conflict is caused by economic inequality.               

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