The Economic Costs of Conflict: A Case Study of the

@inproceedings{Country2002TheEC,
  title={The Economic Costs of Conflict: A Case Study of the},
  author={Basque Country and Alberto Abadie and Javier Gardeaz{\'a}bal},
  year={2002}
}
This article investigates the economic eects of conict, using the terrorist conict in the Basque Country as a case study. Our analysis rests on two dierent strategies. First, we use a combination of other regions to construct a \synthetic" control region which resembles many relevant economic characteristics of the Basque Country before the outset of political terrorism in the 1970’s. The subsequent economic evolution of this \counterfactual" Basque Country without terrorism is compared to the… Expand
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