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Greed and Grievance in Civil War.

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May 2000 Of the 27 major armed conflicts that occurred in 1999, all but two took place within national boundaries. As an impediment to development, internal rebellion especially hurts the world's poorest countries. What motivates civil wars? Greed or grievance? Collier and Hoeffler compare two contrasting motivations for rebellion: greed and grievance. Most rebellions are ostensibly in pursuit of a cause, supported by a narrative of grievance. But since grievance assuagement through rebellion...

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Volume:
WPS/2002-01
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Working Papers
Publication date:
2002-01-01
URN:
uuid:7c6ea647-eb62-4bb2-ba18-4267010e4913
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:12055
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English

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