Working Papers


The NEPS working paper series is intended to disseminate research relevant to peace science. The working papers are ‘work-in-progress’. They are published in order to contribute to the advancement of peace science and related fields. NEPS working papers are available on line only. If you need further information please contact info@europeanpeacescientists.org


08/2013
A contest success function for ranking

Alberto Vesperoni, University of Siegen
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07/2013
Political Cycles in Public Expenditure: Butter vs Guns

Vincenzo Bove, University of Essex
Georgios Efthyvoulou, University of Sheffield
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06/2013
War Finance and the Modern State

Alberto Vesperoni, Stockholm School of Economics
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05/2013
The Logic of the North Korean Dictatorship

Ronald Wintrobe, University of Western Ontario
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04/2013
Is there a Diffusion of Military Regimes in Sub-Saharan Africa? Empirical Evidence in the Period 1972-2007.

Raul Caruso, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Ilaria Petrarca, University of Verona
Roberto Ricciuti, University of Verona
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03/2013
Seduction of Religious Clerics and Violence in Autocratic Regimes - with special emphasis on Islam.

Jean-Phillipe Platteau, UNiversity of Namur
Petros G. Sekeris, University of Namur
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02/2013
New incentives and old organizations: The production of violence after war

Francesca Grandi, Yale University
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01/2013
Wartime Violence and Post-Conflict Development Policy: The Case of Agricultural Concessions in Mozambique

Topher McDougal, University of San Diego
Raul Caruso, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
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10/2012
Terrorist Signalling and the End of Violence

Neil T. N. Ferguson, DIW Berlin
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9/2012
Fiscal Equalization and Political Conflict

Maria Cubel, University of Barcelona & IEB
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8/2012
Clash of Civilizations, Culture and Conflict

Gunes Gokmen, Bocconi University
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7/2012
Predicting atrocities Statistically modeling violence against civilians during civil war

Constantin Ruhe, University of Konstanz
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6/2012
Background Risk of Food Insecurity and Insurance Behaviour: Evidence from the West Bank

Elisa Cavatorta, SOAS, University of London
Luca Pieroni, University of Perugia
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5/2012
The impact of armed conflict on economic performance Evidence from Rwanda

Pieter Serneels, University of East Anglia
Marijke Verpoorten, University of Antwerp
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4/2012
The effect of within-group inequality in a conflict against a unitary Threat

Maria Cubel, University of Barcelona
Santiago Sanchez-Pages, University of Barcelona
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3/2012
Citizenry Accountability in Autocracies. The Political Economy of Good Governance in China

Mario Gilli, University of Milan-Bicocca
Yuan Li, University of Duisburg-Essen
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2/2012
Differentials in Property Rights in a two sector-economy

Raul Caruso, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
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1/2012
Homegrown terrorism; the known unknown

Kaisa Hinkkainen, University of Essex
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7/2011
Gov-Aargh-Nance – “Even Criminals Need Law and Order

Olaf J. de Groot, DIW Berlin
Matthew D. Rablen, Brunel University
Anja Shortland, Brunel University and DIW
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6/2011
Youth Unemployment, Terrorism and Political Violence, Evidence from the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict (1997-2007)

Raul Caruso, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Evelina Gavrilova, University of Turin
Published: december 2011.


5/2011
The Diffusion of Atrocities: A Spatial Analysis on the Role of Refugees

Valentin Gold, Roos Haer, University of Konstanz
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4/2011
Economic Determinants of Third-Party Intervention in Civil War

Vincenzo Bove, University of Essex
Petros G. Sekeris, University of Namur
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3/2011
Coping with Conflict: A Dynamic Decision Making Perspective

Ranan Kuperman, University of Haifa
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2/2011
Drugs and Violence in Afghanistan: A Panel VAR with Unobserved Common Factor Analysis

Vincenzo Bove, University of Essex
Leandro Elia, Università della Calabria
Published: december 2011. Download


1/2011
Civil War Exposure and School Enrolment: Evidence from the Mozambican Civil War

Patrick Domingues. University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne
Published: december 2011. Download