Research

Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict: An Instrumental Variables Approach

The Price of Climate ChangeNew York Times: Freakonomics Blog, by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D. Levitt
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Use Foreign Aid to Prevent Catastrophe?Marginal Revolution Blog, by Tyler Cowen
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How climate change makes the world more violentThe Washington Post
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What Is The Relationship Between Climate Change And Armed Conflicts?Technology.org
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New Limits to Growth Revive Malthusian FearsWall Street Journal
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Extended Forecast: BloodshedNew York Times, by Nicholas D. Kristof
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Trump’s Security Vision Leaves Little Room for PlowsharesNew York Times
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‘Weather’ you like it or not, food crisis loomsKhaleej Times
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Food crises to become more common as climate changesChristian Science Monitor
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How climate change threatens national securityThe Christian Science Monitor
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Confronting Fragility and Conflict in Africa: What Does the Research Tell Us?World Bank - Africa Can End Poverty
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Civil War Exposure and ViolencePublished PaperOtherPolitical Economy and Conflict2011
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Economic Shocks and Democratization in AfricaPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2013
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Poverty and Violence: An Overview of Recent Research and Implications for Foreign AidBook ChapterEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2007
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Poverty and Crime in 19th Century GermanyPublished PaperEnvironment and ClimateOtherPolitical Economy and Conflict2006
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Poverty and Witch KillingPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2005
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Re-examining Economic Shocks and Civil ConflictPublished PaperEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2011
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Quantifying the Influence of Climate on Human ConflictPublished PaperEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and ConflictResearch Methodology2013
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Reconciling climate-conflict meta-analyses: reply to Buhaug et al.Published PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and ConflictResearch Methodology2014
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Warming Increases the Risk of Civil War in AfricaPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2009
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Temperature and violencePublished PaperEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and ConflictResearch Methodology2014
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Global non-linear effect of temperature on economic productionPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and Climate2015
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Analysis of statistical power reconciles drought-conflict results in AfricaWorking PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimateResearch Methodology2016
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Climate and ConflictOtherEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and ConflictResearch Methodology2015
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Civil WarPublished PaperPolitical Economy and Conflict2010
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Do Conflicts Cause Poverty, or Vice VersaVox
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How to Prevent War and FamineForbes
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Stop Conflict Before It StartsBloomberg Businessweek
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Is it Africa’s Turn?Boston Review
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Using Foreign Aid to Stop ConflictMarketplace
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Economic Gangsters
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Africa’s Turn?
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TEDxBerkeley talk: Climate, Conflict, and African DevelopmentZellerbach Hall, UC BerkeleyFebruary 8, 2014
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Economic Gangsters: Corruption, Violence, and the Poverty of Nations (Google)Mountain View, CA, USAJanuary 30, 2009
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Economic Gangsters: Corruption, Violence and the Poverty of Nations (Microsoft)Mountain View, CA, USAOctober 23, 2008
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Why are Poor Countries Poor?Los Angeles, CA, USAOctober 28, 2008
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Climate, Conflict and Economic Development: The Next 50 YearsUniversity of Oslo, NorwayOctober 19, 2017
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Life is a Lab Lecture: Climate and ConflictNorwegian School of Economics, Bergen, NorwayOctober 18, 2017
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Conflict, Climate + Development in AfricaZurich, SwitzerlandNovember 16, 2015
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