How the Wealth of Nations Conditions the Liberal Peace

  title={How the Wealth of Nations Conditions the Liberal Peace},
  author={Michael Mousseau and H{\aa}vard Hegre and John R. O'neal},
  journal={European Journal of International Relations},
  pages={277 - 314}
Over the past decade the liberal peace—the finding that democracy and economic interdependence contribute to peace among nations—has emerged as one of the strongest and most important results in the scientific study of international relations. Recent research indicates, however, that the pacific benefits of democracy and interdependence may not be unconditional but contingent upon the wealth of nations. We assess the independent and conditional influences of democracy, interdependence and… 

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