Last updated: July 31, 2013
Review of a 2013 paper in The Review of Economic Studies and other studies that shed light on the connection between food insecurity and violent conflict.
Last updated: June 12, 2013
2013 study in American Political Science Review on the association between increased cell phone availability and usage and the capacity for violent conflict.
Last updated: April 23, 2013
2013 study from Princeton and NYU on the nature of political revolutions and the possibility that upheaval can be a singular event, unlikely to be followed by more.
Last updated: April 22, 2013
2013 review of Chechnya-related scholarship and the conflict and political grievances there that continue to reverberate.
Last updated: February 1, 2013
2012 study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on how increased policing in Brazil’s favelas can lead to economic benefits and decreased inequality.
Last updated: January 28, 2013
2013 review of scholarly literature and think tank reports on conflict in Mali in the context of deeper history, and related issues.
Last updated: December 5, 2012
2010 policy paper in Science exploring the consequences of policies relating to the export of ivory from African countries.
Last updated: October 24, 2012
2009 study published in the American Political Science Review on how soldiers in Uganda’s civil war are more likely to engage in post-conflict political participation.
Last updated: October 19, 2012
2012 review of research studies on violent and transnational crime and its broader social impacts in the developing world.