Research

Poverty and Witch Killing

Civil War Exposure and ViolencePublished PaperOtherPolitical Economy and Conflict2011
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Re-examining Economic Shocks and Civil ConflictPublished PaperEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2011
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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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Economic Shocks and Civil Conflict: An Instrumental Variables ApproachPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2004
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Poverty and Crime in 19th Century GermanyPublished PaperEnvironment and ClimateOtherPolitical Economy and Conflict2006
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Warming Increases the Risk of Civil War in AfricaPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and ClimatePolitical Economy and Conflict2009
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TEDxBerkeley talk: Climate, Conflict, and African DevelopmentZellerbach Hall, UC BerkeleyFebruary 8, 2014
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Bay Area Global Health Seminar SeriesUC BerkeleyNovember 12, 2014
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Master of Development Practice (MDP) Special Lecture SeriesUC BerkeleyNovember 13, 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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Why are Poor Countries Poor?Los Angeles, CA, USAOctober 28, 2008
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Economic Gangsters: Corruption, Violence and the Poverty of Nations (Microsoft)Mountain View, CA, USAOctober 23, 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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Economic Gangsters
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BewitchedAid Thoughts Blog
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Did Cold Weather Cause the Salem Witch Trials?Power Buzz
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Extended Forecast: BloodshedNew York Times, by Nicholas D. Kristof
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Why It’s Dangerous to Be a Witch in a RecessionFinancial Times, by Tim Harford
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Economic Gangsters Rule Poor CountriesZócalo Public Square: The Takeaway
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Weather Spawns Witch KillingWeatherwise
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Study Links Extreme Weather, Poverty and Witch KillingUC Berkeley News
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Seguimos creyendo en las brujas, y las seguimos matandoLetras Libres
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How Economic Prosperity Spared WitchesUSA Today
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From blaming witches to blaming foreigners: The torments of the black South African’s psycheBusiness Day
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South Africans and the blame gameThe Guardian Nigeria
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Tanzania: Despite Murderous Attacks, ‘Witches’ Fight for LandallAfrica
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Despite murderous attacks, Tanzania’s ‘witches’ fight for landVnExpress International
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Why thousands of elderly women are called ‘witches’ before being burned alive or knifed to death in AfricaMirror
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Despite murderous attacks, Tanzania’s ‘witches’ fight for land (VIDEO) – See more at: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/features/article/despite-murderous-attacks-tanzanias-witches-fight-for-land-video#sthash.hxtzn8f4.dpufMalay Mail Online
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Despite Murderous Attacks, Tanzania’s ‘Witches’ Fight for LandIndraStra
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Young Kenyans are murdering elderly relatives they claim are witches, but it really has nothing to do with magical beliefsQuartz
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Changes in Climate Have Always Made Things Worse for (Accused) WitchesAtlas Obscura
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Toil and Trouble – How Conflict and Climate Change are Triggering Witch HuntsForeign Affairs
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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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