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What are the costs of violence?

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This paper presents estimates of the global cost of collective and interpersonal violence. This includes war, terrorism, homicides, assaults and domestic violence against women and children. The cost of conventionally defined interpersonal violence, i.e. homicides and assault, are about 7.5 times higher than the cost due to war and terrorism. I also estimate the costs of non-fatal domestic violence against children and women and suggest that these costs are much higher than the combined costs...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/1470594X17714270

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Oxford, SSD, Economics
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Hoeffler, AE
Publisher:
SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
Politics, Philosophy and Economics Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
4
Pages:
422-445
Publication date:
2017-07-13
Acceptance date:
2017-06-01
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EISSN:
1741-3060
ISSN:
1470-594X
Pubs id:
pubs:729249
URN:
uri:22d9fce1-0c39-48ca-9023-da8f121cf380
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uuid:22d9fce1-0c39-48ca-9023-da8f121cf380
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pubs:729249
Paper number:
4

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