Persistence of civil wars
A notable feature of post-World War II civil wars is their very long average duration. We provide a theory of the persistence of civil wars. The civilian government can successfully defeat rebellious factions only by creating a relatively strong army. In weakly-institutionalized polities this opens...
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Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2009
|published in:||IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 4418|
|Data of publication:||2009|
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