Agricultural shocks and riots:A disaggregated analysis

Every year, riots cause a substantial number of fatalities in less-advanced countries. This paper explores the role of agricultural output shocks in explaining riots. Our theory predicts a negative relationship between the level of rioting and the deviation of the actual output from the average one....

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Main Author: Almer, C
Laurent-Lucchetti, Jeremy
Oechslin, Manuel
Format: Web Resource
Place of publication: University of Bath Department of Economics 01.09.2014
Data of publication: 2014-09
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Opus: University of Bath's Eprints IR
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