Security and Conflict

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Article: “Poverty and Witch Killing”

In this study, Edward Miguel analyzes the relationship between witch killings and extreme weather that particularly affects the livelihoods of the poor in Tanzania. What he finds suggests that witch killings might be related to the desperation people feel when things go wrong.

Executive Summary: “Poverty and Witch Killing”

This executive summary provides a synopsis of an article in which Edward Miguel analyzed the relationship between witch killings and extreme weather among the poor in Tanzania.

The relationship between school-building and conflict in Indonesia (podcast)

In this episode of VoxTalks, Dominic Rohner discusses an investigation into the relationship between Indonesia’s expansion of schools in the nineties and how increased education was related to a reduction in conflict.

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