Spurious Regressions and Panel IV Estimation: Revisiting the Causes of Conflict

@article{Barrett2021SpuriousRA,
  title={Spurious Regressions and Panel IV Estimation: Revisiting the Causes of Conflict},
  author={Christopher B. Barrett and Jenny Aker and Marc F. Bellemare and {\'A}ureo de Paula and Brian Dillon and Teevrat Garg and Bruce E. Hansen and Rema Hanna and Sylvan Herskowitz and Peter Hull and Masumai Imai and David A. Jaeger and Joseph P. Kaboski and Eeshani Kandpal and John Leahy and Erin C. Lentz and Shanjun Li and St{\'e}phanie Mercier and Francesca Molinari and Nathan Nunn and Debraj Ray and Steven Ryan},
  journal={Political Economy - Development: International Development Efforts \& Strategies eJournal},
  year={2021}
}
  • C. BarrettJ. Aker S. Ryan
  • Published 1 January 2021
  • Economics
  • Political Economy - Development: International Development Efforts & Strategies eJournal
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