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Beyond greed and grievance: feasibility and civil war.

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A key distinction among theories of civil war is between those that are built upon motivation and those that are built upon feasibility. We analyze a comprehensive global sample of civil wars for the period 1965-2004 and subject the results to a range of robustness tests. The data constitute a substantial advance on previous work. We find that variables that are close proxies for feasibility have powerful consequences for the risk of a civil war. Our results substantiate the ’feasibility hypo...

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Volume:
WPS/2006-10
Series:
Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2006-01-01
URN:
uuid:91379c39-af5f-4976-abf4-e3d47f1fe754
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:13630
Language:
English

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