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Post conflict recovery and peace building (English)

Civil wars are the most common type of large scale violent conflict. They are long, brutal and continue to harm societies long after the shooting stops. ... See More +

Working Paper 62044 OCT 10, 2010

Hoeffler, Anke; Ijaz, Syeda Shahbano; Billerbeck, Sarah von Disclosed

Breaking the conflict trap : civil war and development policy (English)

Civil war conflict is a core development issue. The existence of civil war can dramatically slow a country's development process, especially in low-income countries, which are more vulnerable to civil war conflict. ... See More +

Publication 26121 MAY 31, 2003

Collier, Paul; Elliott, V. L.; Hegre, Havard; Hoeffler, Anke; Reynal-Querol, Marta; Sambanis, Nicholas Spanish

Breaking the conflict trap : civil war and development policy : Guerra civil y politicas de desarrollo (Spanish)

Civil war conflict is a core development issue. The existence of civil war can dramatically slow a country's development process, especially in low-income countries, which are more vulnerable to civil war conflict. ... See More +

Publication 26121 JAN 01, 2003

Collier, Paul; Elliott, V. L.; Hegre, Havard; Hoeffler, Anke; Reynal-Querol, Marta; Sambanis, Nicholas English Disclosed

Breaking the conflict trap : civil war and development policy (English)

Most wars are now civil wars. Even though international wars attract enormous global attention, they have become infrequent and brief. Civil wars usually attract less attention, but they have become increasingly common and typically go on for years. ... See More +

Publication 56793 JAN 01, 2003

Collier, Paul; Elliott, V. L.; Hegre, Havard; Hoeffler, Anke; Reynal-Querol, Marta; Sambanis, Nicholas Disclosed

Military expenditure - threats, aid, and arms races (English)

Using global data for the period 1960-99, the authors estimate neighborhood arms races. They find that the level of military expenditure is strongly influenced by the expenditure of neighbors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2927 NOV 30, 2002

Collier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke

Aid, policy, and growth in post-conflict societies (English)

Countries emerging from civil war attract both aid and policy advice. This paper provides the first systematic empirical analysis of aid and policy reform in the post-conflict growth process. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2902 OCT 31, 2002

Collier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke

Aid, policy and peace (English)

This paper analyzes theoretically and empirically the effects of economic policy and the receipt of foreign aid on the risk of civil war. The research finds that aid and policy do not have direct effects upon conflict risk. ... See More +

Working Paper 28125 MAR 10, 2002

Collier,Paul; Hoeffler,Anke Elisabeth

Greed and grievance in civil war : Greed and grievance in civil war (English)

This study investigates the causes of civil war, using a new data set of wars during 1960-99. Rebellion may be explained by atypically severe grievances, such as high inequality, a lack of political rights, or ethnic and religious divisions in society. ... See More +

Working Paper 28126 MAR 01, 2002

Collier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke

On the incidence of civil war in Africa : On the incidence of civil war in Africa (English)

� In this paper the authors apply an econometric model of civil war to the analysis of conflict in sub-Saharan Africa. The research shows that Africa has had a similar incidence of civil conflict to that of other developing regions, and that, with minor exceptions, its conflicts are consistent with the global pattern of behavior. ... See More +

Working Paper 28128 DEC 13, 2001

Collier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke

On the duration of civil war (English)

The authors model the duration of large-scale, violent civil conflicts, applying hazard functions to a comprehensive data set on such conflicts for the period 1960-99. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2681 SEP 30, 2001

Collier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke; Soderbom, Mans

The World Bank economic review 15 (1) (English)

Circumstance and choice: the role of initial conditions and policies in transition economies; by Martha de Melo, Cevdet Denizer, Allan Gelb and Stoyan Tenev. ... See More +

Publication 35055 JAN 01, 2001

Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; de Melo, Martha; Denizer, Cevdet; Gelb, Allan; Tanev, Stoyan; Alderman, Harold; Collier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke; Pattillo, Catherine; Glewwe, Paul; King, Elizabeth M.; Ravallion, Martin; van de Walle, Dominique; Gunewardena, Dileni; Beck, Thorsten; Clarke, George; Groff, Alberto; Keefer, Philip; Walsh, Patrick Disclosed

Flight capital as a portfolio choice (English)

This article sets flight capital in the context of portfolio choice, focusing on the proportion of private wealth that is held abroad. There are large regional differences in this proportion, ranging from 5 percent in South Asia to 40 percent in Africa. ... See More +

Journal Article 77346 JAN 01, 2001

Collier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke; Pattillo, Catherine Disclosed

Greed and grievance in civil war (English)

The authors compare two contrasting motivations for rebellion: greed and grievance. Most rebellions are ostensibly in pursuit of a cause, supported by a narrative of grievance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2355 MAY 31, 2000

Collier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke

Flight capital as a portfolio choice (English)

The authors examine flight capital in the context of portfolio choice. They estimate the stock of flight capital held abroad and compare it with the stock of real (nonfinancial) capital held within each country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2066 FEB 28, 1999

Collier, Paul; Hoeffler, Anke; Pattillo, Catherine

Justice-seeking and loot-seeking in civil war (English)

Civil war is both a human tragedy and a major impediment to development. Most of the world's poorest countries are experiencing or have recently experienced such conflict. ... See More +

Working Paper 28151 FEB 17, 1999

Collier,Paul; Hoeffler,Anke Elisabeth

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Post conflict recovery and peace building (English)
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OCT 10, 2010 62044 Working Paper
Breaking the conflict trap : civil war and development policy (English)
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MAY 31, 2003 26121 Publication Spanish
Breaking the conflict trap : civil war and development policy : Guerra civil y politicas de desarrollo (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2003 26121 Publication English
Breaking the conflict trap : civil war and development policy (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 56793 Publication
Military expenditure - threats, aid, and arms races (English)
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NOV 30, 2002 WPS2927 Policy Research Working Paper
Aid, policy, and growth in post-conflict societies (English)
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OCT 31, 2002 WPS2902 Policy Research Working Paper
Aid, policy and peace (English)
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MAR 10, 2002 28125 Working Paper
Greed and grievance in civil war : Greed and grievance in civil war (English)
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MAR 01, 2002 28126 Working Paper
On the incidence of civil war in Africa : On the incidence of civil war in Africa (English)
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DEC 13, 2001 28128 Working Paper
On the duration of civil war (English)
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SEP 30, 2001 WPS2681 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 15 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2001 35055 Publication
Flight capital as a portfolio choice (English)
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JAN 01, 2001 77346 Journal Article
Greed and grievance in civil war (English)
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MAY 31, 2000 WPS2355 Policy Research Working Paper
Flight capital as a portfolio choice (English)
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FEB 28, 1999 WPS2066 Policy Research Working Paper
Justice-seeking and loot-seeking in civil war (English)
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FEB 17, 1999 28151 Working Paper