Opportunity to Rebel: The Effects of Unemployment Coupled with Ethnic Divided on the Onset of Civil Conflict

Abstract

The effects of unemployment on the genesis of civil conflict are examined as both a social and economic factor, with particular emphasis on civil conflict in ethnically heterogeneous nations. A logit statistical analysis of a data set indicates that increased unemployment rates do contribute to the onset of civil conflict. INDEX WORDS: Unemployment, Civil conflict, Ethnic dominance OPPORTUNITY TO REBEL: THE EFFECTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT COUPLED WITH ETHNIC DIVIDED ON THE ONSET OF CIVIL CONFLICT

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@inproceedings{Hamilton2015OpportunityTR, title={Opportunity to Rebel: The Effects of Unemployment Coupled with Ethnic Divided on the Onset of Civil Conflict}, author={David Rex Hamilton and Carrie Manning and Denise Donnelly and Charles Hankla}, year={2015} }