Does Income Inequality Lead to Terrorism ?

  title={Does Income Inequality Lead to Terrorism ?},
  author={Tim Krieger and Daniel Meierrieks and CESIFO WORKING},
  • Tim Krieger, Daniel Meierrieks, CESIFO WORKING
  • Published 2016
We analyze the effect of income inequality on terrorism for a sample of 114 countries between 1985 and 2012. We provide evidence, robust to various methodological changes (e.g., different dependent variables, instrumental-variable approaches), that higher levels of income inequality are associated with more terrorism. Consistent with relative deprivation… CONTINUE READING