Jeannie Annan

Education in Emergencies: Evidence for Action 2020

How can children in crisis-affected settings gain the reading, math, and social-emotional skills they need to thrive and succeed in school and life?
Kennette Benedict

Global Governance

What are the elements, methods, and issues of global governance?
Leonardo Bursztyn, Lucas C. Coffman

The Schooling Decision: Family Preferences, Intergenerational Conflict, and Moral Hazard in the Brazilian Favelas

Can parental incentives impact school attendance?
Kara Ross Camarena, Sarah Claudy, Austin L. Wright

Human Smuggling under Risk: Evidence from the Mediterranean

Why do smugglers minimize potential harm to migrants in passage?
Maliha Chishti

Transnational Feminism and the Women's Rights Agenda in Afghanistan

How have Afghan women organized and advocated for their rights in the post-Taliban era?
Thiemo Fetzer, T. Besley, Hannes Mueller

Terror and Tourism: The Economic Consequences of Media Coverage

How does media coverage of terrorist attacks impact tourist industries?
Tom Ginsburg

Chaining the Dog of War: Comparative Data

How can constitutional design reduce conflict?
Benjamin Lessing

Legitimacy in Criminal Governance: Managing a Drug Empire from Behind Bars

How do prison gangs create rational-bureaucratic legitimacy in criminal governance?
Luis Martinez

Transnational Insurgents: Evidence from Colombia’s FARC at the Border with Chávez’s Venezuela

Does access to foreign territory increase conflict?
Alicia S. Menendez, A. Ramesh, P. Baxter, and L. North

Living in Peace: Accelerated Education in Mali

Are Accelerated Education Programs good policy?
Paul Poast

Central Banks at War

Can central banks aid war efforts?
Raúl Sánchez de la Sierra

On the Origins of the State: Stationary Bandits and Taxation in Eastern Congo

Do stationary bandits increase state welfare?
Konstantin Sonin, Jarnickae Wilson, and Austin L. Wright

Rebel Capacity, Intelligence Gathering, and the Timing of Combat Operations

Does rebel capacity influence how these forces fight or are they simply unpredictable?
Paul Staniland

Militias, Ideology, and the State

What factors shape relations between governments and militias?
Gil Stein, M. Fisher

“Aks” of War: A Digital Museum Inventory for a War-Torn Afghanistan

How can war-torn countries protect and preserve cultural treasures?
Rebecca J. Wolfe, J. Kurtz, B. Tesfaye

Can Economic Interventions Reduce Violence?

Does improving young people’s economic conditions reduce their willingness to support political violence and armed opposition groups?
Austin L. Wright, Stephen Stapleton, Andres Uribe

Televising Justice During War

How do governments use television as a means of building state legitimacy during conflict?

Malakal, Sudan

A classroom of a school in Malakal.

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