Water scarcity and rioting: Disaggregated evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

It is often purported that unusually dry weather conditions provoke small-scale social conflict—riots—by intensifying the competition for water. The present paper explores this hypothesis, using data from Sub-Saharan Africa. We rely on monthly data at the cell level (0.5×0.5 degrees), an approach th...

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Volume: 86
Main Author: Almer, Christian
Laurent-Lucchetti, Jérémy
Oechslin, Manuel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: SAN DIEGO Elsevier Inc 01.11.2017
ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE
Elsevier B.V
published in: Journal of environmental economics and management Vol. 86; pp. 193 - 209
Data of publication: November 2017
ISSN: 0095-0696
1096-0449
EISSN: 1096-0449
Discipline: Economics
Environmental Sciences
Business
Public Health
Subjects:
D74
O13
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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