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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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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1470594X17714270

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
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Hoeffler, A
Publisher:
SAGE Publications 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
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729249
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uuid:22d9fce1-0c39-48ca-9023-da8f121cf380
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2017-09-18

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