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Workshop on the Political Economy of Wars and Political Transitions 

The Faculty of Economics, Brtish Academy, Université libre de Bruxelles and University of Paris-Saclay are sponsoring a workshop on the Political Economy of Wars and Political Transitions. The event, organised by Dr. Toke Aidt, Dr. Jean Lacroix and Prof. Pierre-Guillaume Méon, will be held online, on the 1st & 2nd September 2021. See the event page for details.

Event Date - Wednesday 1st September 2021 - Thursday 2nd September 2021

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Predicting When Conflict Breaks Out: A Hard Problem 

Dr Christopher Rauh is proposing a new model for forecasting conflict, which could predict when outbreaks of violence might escalate and spill into armed conflict.

Published on - Thursday 25th March 2021

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Can You Predict the Risk of Armed Conflict in the World? 

La Vanguardia newspaper has published an article that reports on Dr. Christopher Rauh's new model for forecasting conflict. Read More>>

Published on - Friday 26th March 2021

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Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India 

Dr. Sriya Iyer's Working Paper "Holy Wars: Temple Desecrations in Medieval India" (Cambridge-INET Working Paper wp1702 and Cambridge Working Papers in Economics cwpe1705) features in an article she (with Anand Shrivastava and Rohit Ticku) has written for Ideas of India.

Published on - Monday 27th March 2017

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Assassination



Why We Fail to Prevent Civil Wars 

Dr. Christopher Rauh and Hannes Mueller have written an article for VoxEU on "Why We Fail to Prevent Civil Wars: A Forecaster’s Perspective".

Published on - Friday 28th October 2016

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Civil Wars

Conflict




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