Regional Inequality and Internal Conflict

  • Christian Lessmann, Marcel Thum
  • Published 2013


This paper studies the influence of interregional inequality within countries on internal conflicts. Regional inequalities are measured by the population-weighted coefficient of variation of regional GDP per capita. As the main innovation, I use a panel data set of country-level regional inequalities, which covers 56 countries (835 subnational regions… (More)


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@inproceedings{Lessmann2013RegionalIA, title={Regional Inequality and Internal Conflict}, author={Christian Lessmann and Marcel Thum}, year={2013} }