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Evidence from Palestine

@inproceedings{Cal2015EvidenceFP,
  title={Evidence from Palestine},
  author={Massimiliano Cal{\`i} and Sami H Miaari and Belal Fallah},
  year={2015}
}
develop entprogress.org • To what extent do changes in the economic conditions of the local population influence conflicts? We address this question by providing the first systematic evidence on the impact of changes in the Palestinian public and private sector wage bills on the intensity of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict during and after the second Intifada. We find that districts in the West Bank and Gaza which experienced larger increases in the public sector wage bill experienced… 
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