Truth and death in Iraq under sanctions

@article{Spagat2010TruthAD,
  title={Truth and death in Iraq under sanctions},
  author={Michael Spagat},
  journal={Significance},
  year={2010},
  volume={7}
}
  • M. Spagat
  • Published 1 September 2010
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  • Significance
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Michael Spagat gained his PhD at Harvard and is currently a Professor of Economics at Royal Holloway College
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