Rationality as a barrier to peace : micro-evidence from Kosovo

  title={Rationality as a barrier to peace : micro-evidence from Kosovo},
  author={Gang and Myeong-Su Yun},
Despite a significant expansion of the literature on conflicts and fragility of states, only a few systematic attempts have been made to link the theoretical literature on social conflicts to the available micro-level information about the people who are involved in these conflicts. We address this lacuna in the literature using a household-level data set from Kosovo. Our analysis suggests that it is individually rational for competing ethnic communities, Kosovo Albanians and Kosovo Serbs, to… CONTINUE READING

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