Understanding Global Conflict

The Pearson Institute is galvanizing scholars and researchers across disciplines to study the origins, dynamics, and implications of global conflict. They are meeting increased demand for evidence-based insights that can help shape public policy. The following articles represent a diverse sample of current and recent research conducted by faculty and faculty affiliates of The Pearson Institute.

AuthorTitleYearRegion Sort descending
Annan, Jeannie Controlled Trial of Psychotherapy for Congolese Survivors of Sexual Violence2013 Africa
Wolfe, Rebecca J. Does Peacebuilding Work in the Midst of Conflict?2019 Africa
Sánchez de la Sierra, Raúl On the Origins of the State: Stationary Bandits and Taxation in Eastern Congo2018 Africa
Lessing, Benjamin Counterproductive Punishment: How Prison Gangs Undermine State Authority2016 Central America, Northern America, South America
Lessing, Benjamin Logics of Violence in Criminal War2015 Central America, South America
Lessing, Benjamin Bribes and Bullets2016 Central America, South America
Lessing, Benjamin When Business Gets Bloody: State Policy and Drug Violence2012 Central America, South America, North America
Annan, Jeannie Civil War, Reintegration, and Gender in Northern Uganda2011 East Africa
Dube, Oeindrila Queens2017 Europe
Fetzer, Thiemo Coronavirus Perceptions And Economic Anxiety2020 Global
Benedict, Kennette Global Governance2015 Global
Myerson, Roger Force and Restraint in Strategic Deterrence: A Game-Theorist's Perspective2007 Global

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