OXFORD HANDBOOK OF THE ECONOMICS OF PEACE AND CONFLICT


Introduction



Michelle R. Garfinkel and Stergios Skaperdas (University of California, Irvine)
Chapter 1: “Economic perspectives on peace and conflict.”


Correlates of
Peace & Conflict



Karl Warneryd* (Stockholm School of Economics)
Chapter 2: “Informational aspects of conflict.”

Robert Powell* (University of California, Berkeley)
Chapter 3: “Commitment problems and shifting power as a cause of conflict.”.

Santiago Sanchez-Pages* (University of Edinburgh)
Chapter 4: “Bargaining and conflict with incomplete information.”

Sandeep Baliga* (Northwestern University) and Tomas Sjostrom (Rutgers University)
Chapter 5: “The Hobbesian trap.”

Michael T. McBride* and Gary Richardson (University of California, Irvine)
Chapter 6: “Religion, conflict and cooperation.”

Joan Esteban* (Institute of Economic Analysis, CSIC) and Debraj Ray (New York University)
Chapter 7: “Comparing polarization measures.”

Jose G. Montalvo and Marta Reynal-Querol* (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Chapter 8: “Inequality, polarization and conflict.”

Anke Hoeffler* (St. Antony's College, University of Oxford)
Chapter 9: “On the causes of civil war.”

Jean-Paul Azam* (Toulouse School of Economics)
Chapter 10: “Reflections on Africa’s Wars.”


Consequences &
Costs of Conflict



Javier Gardeazabal* (University of the Basque Country)
Chapter 11: “Methods for measuring the aggregate costs of conflict.”

Tilman Brueck, Olaf de Groot*, and Carlos Bozzoli, (DIW Berlin)
Chapter 12: “How many bucks in a bang: Calculating the global costs of conflict.”

Joseph E. Stiglitz (Columbia University) and Linda J. Bilmes* (Harvard University)
Chapter 13: “Estimating the costs of war: Methodological issues, with applications to Iraq and Afghanistan.”

Michael Spagat* (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Chapter 14: “Estimating the human costs of war: A sample survey approach.”

Quy-Toan Do (World Bank) and Lakshmi Iyer* (Harvard University)
Chapter 15: “Mental health in the aftermath of conflict.”

Walter Enders* (University of Alabama ) and Eric Olson (Pepperdine University)
Chapter 16: “Measuring the economic costs of terrorism.”

Giorgio d’Agostino (Universita degli Studi di Roma), J. Paul Dunne* (University of the West of England), Luca Pieroni (University of Perugia)
Chapter 17: ““Assessing the effects of military expenditure on growth.”

S. Brock Blomberg* and Gregory D. Hess (Claremont McKenna College)
Chapter 18: “The economic welfare cost of conflict: An empirical assessment.”


On the Mechanics
of Conflict



Hao Jia (Deakin University) and Stergios Skaperdas* (University of California, Irvine)
Chapter 19: “Technologies of conflict.”

Francis Bloch* (Ecole Polytechnique)
Chapter 20: “Endogenous formation of alliances in contests.”

Dan Kovenock* (University of Iowa) and Brian Roberson (Purdue University)
Chapter 21: “Conflict with multiple battlefields.”

Klaus Abbink* (University of East Anglia)
Chapter 22: “Experimental evidence on conflict.”


Conflict & Peace in
Economic Context



Ronald Findlay* (Columbia University) and Kevin O'Rourke (Trinity College Dublin)
Chapter 23: “War, trade, and natural resources: A historical perspective.”

Michelle R. Garfinkel* (University of California, Irvine), Stergios Skaperdas (University of California, Irvine) and Constantinos Syropoulos (Drexel University)
Chapter 24: “Trade in the shadow of power.”

Ernesto Dal Bo* (University of California, Berkeley) and Pedro Dal Bo (Brown University)
Chapter 25: “Conflict and policy in general equilibrium: Insights from a standard trade model.”

Francisco M. Gonzalez* (University of Calgary)
Chapter 26: “The use of coercion in society: insecure property rights, conflict and economic backwardness.”

Patricia Justino* (University of Sussex)
Chapter 27: “War and poverty.”

Halvor Mehlum and Karl Moene* (University of Oslo)
Chapter 28: “Aggressive elites and vulnerable entrepreneurs: Trust and cooperation in the shadow of conflict.”


Pathways to Peace



Solomon W. Polachek (State University of New York, Binghamton), Carlos Seiglie* (Rutgers University), and Jun Xiang (Rutgers University)
Chapter 29: “Globalization and international conflict: Can FDI increase cooperation among nations?”

Enrico Spolaore* (Tufts University)
Chapter 30: “National borders, conflict and peace.”

Michelle R. Garfinkel* (University of California, Irvine)
Chapter 31: “Political institutions and war initiation: The democratic peace hypothesis revisited.”

Philip Keefer* (World Bank)
Chapter 32: “Why follow the leader? Collective action, credible commitment and conflict”

Peter T. Leeson* and Christopher J. Coyne (George Mason University)
Chapter 33: “Conflict-inhibiting norms.”