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February 18, 2015
Can public interventions persistently reduce conflict? In his paper, Fetzer studies whether social insurance is effective in reducing conflict....
February 12, 2015
A body of literature suggests that relationships affect contractual and market outcomes, but how does market structure affect the economics of...
February 5, 2015
What are the links between agricultural policies and the drug trade? Understanding how economic incentives affect illegal drug production is...