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Arms Races and Negotiations

Sandeep Baliga and Tomas Sjöström.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11574 words.

Two players simultaneously decide whether or not to acquire new weapons in an arms race game. Each player's type determines his propensity to arm. Types are private information, and are...

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Decentralised Beneficiary Targeting in Large-Scale Development Programmes: Insights from the Malawi Farm Input Subsidy Programme

Talip Kilic, Edward Whitney and Paul Winters.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Development Planning and Policy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 13017 words.

This paper contributes to the long-standing debate on the merits of decentralised beneficiary targeting in the administration of development programmes, focussing on the large-scale Malawi...

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The Government Response to Informed Citizens: New Evidence on Media Access and the Distribution of Public Health Benefits in Africa

Philip Keefer and Stuti Khemani.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health. 15625 words.

We use a “natural experiment” in media markets in Benin to examine the impact of community radio on government responsiveness to citizens. Contrary to prior research on the impact of mass...

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Integrating social conflict into economic theory

Mehrdad Vahabi.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11095 words.

The generalisation of Coasian theorem to the power relationship amounts to depicting conflict as a bargaining process between conflictual parties that are, simultaneously, both partners and...

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Political economics of higher education finance

Rainald Borck and Martin Wimbersky.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2014; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 9349 words.

We study voting over higher education finance in an economy with risk averse households who are heterogeneous in income. We compare four different systems and analyse voters’ preferences...

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Short- and Long-Term Effects of United Nations Peace Operations

Nicholas Sambanis.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Finance; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10230 words.

In an earlier study Doyle and Sambanis (2000) [Doyle, Michael W., and Nicholas Sambanis. 2000. “International Peacebuilding: A Theoretical and Quantitative Analysis.” American Political...

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Soldiers or politicians? Institutions, conflict, and the military’s role in politics

Gabriel Leon.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic History; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Public Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 9006 words.

One of the most striking institutional differences across countries is the extent to which their militaries intervene in politics. This article examines the role of war in generating these...

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State Capacity and Military Conflict

Nicola Gennaioli and Hans-Joachim Voth.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Relations and International Political Economy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic History. 18906 words.

Powerful, centralized states controlling a large share of national income only begin to appear in Europe after 1500. We build a model that explains their emergence in response to the...

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What Is a Civil War?A Critical Review of Its Definition and (Econometric) Consequences

Mark Gersovitz and Norma Kriger.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 12958 words.

We argue that the academic literature, both qualitative and quantitative, has mislabeled most episodes of large-scale violence in Africa as civil wars; these episodes better fit our concept...

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When terrorism is evidence of state success: securing the state against territorial groups

David B. Carter.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations and International Political Economy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 8757 words.

I develop a game-theoretic model in which the state first allocates limited resources across defensive and offensive security measures, simultaneously choosing whether to attempt forceful...

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