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...
|Place of publication:||
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
|Data of publication:||2009/09|
IZA Discussion Papers
|Online Access:||available in Bonn?|
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