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What is a civil war ? a critical review of its definition and (econometric) consequences (English)

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The authors argue that the academic literature, both qualitative and quantitative, has mislabeled most episodes of large-scale violence in Africa as civil war; these episodes better fit their concept of regional war complexes. The paper seeks to highlight... See More +

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  • Gersovitz, Mark; Kriger, Norma;
  • 2013/04/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6397
  • 1 of 1
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • 2013/04/01
  • What is a civil war ? a critical review of its definition and (econometric) consequences
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