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Commodity Price Shocks and Civil Conflict: Evidence from Colombia

Oeindrila Dube and Juan F. Vargas.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 20754 words.

How do income shocks affect armed conflict? Theory suggests two opposite effects. If labour is used to appropriate resources violently, higher wages may lower conflict by reducing labour...

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Location equilibrium with endogenous rent seeking

Magnus Wiberg.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 7829 words.

This article analyzes the location of manufacturing activities when regional policy is determined by endogenous rent seeking. Once lobbying for government transfers to regions is included...

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Openness, Government Size and the Terms of Trade

Paolo Epifani and Gino Gancia.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; International Trade; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 17583 words.

This paper investigates the relationship between trade openness and the size of governments, both theoretically and empirically. We argue that openness can increase the size of governments...

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Political Reforms and Public Policy: Evidence from Agricultural and Food Policies

Alessandro Olper, Jan Fałkowski and Johan Swinnen.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2014; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Trade; Economic Development; Capitalist Systems; Agricultural Economics. 10282 words.

This paper studies the effect of political regime transitions on public policy using a new data set on global agricultural and food policies over a 50-year period (including data from 74...

U.S. Trade Threats: Rhetoric or War?

Mylène Kherallah and John Beghin.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 1998; p ublished online February 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 0 words.

We present an empirical analysis of factors determining trade wars and agreements under U.S. trade law Section 301. A system of two probit equations is estimated using historical data on...

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The Way of the Gun: Estimating Firearms Trafficking across the US–Mexico Border

Topher L. McDougal, David A. Shirk, Robert Muggah and John H. Patterson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Criminal Law; International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 11736 words.

The volume of firearms sold in USA and trafficked across the US–Mexico border is notoriously difficult to estimate. We consider a unique approach using GIS-generated county-level panel data...

World Price Shocks, Income, and Democratization

Ben Zissimos.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; International Trade; Capitalist Systems. 4086 words.

This paper shows how a world price shock can increase the likelihood that democratization must be used to resolve the threat of revolution. Initially, a ruling elite may be able to use...