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.
|Author||Title||Year||Region Sort descending|
|Lessing, Benjamin||When Business Gets Bloody: State Policy and Drug Violence||2012|
|Wright, Austin L.||Wildfires and Human Conflict|
|Camarena, Kara Ross||Human Smuggling under Risk: Evidence from the Mediterranean||2018|
|Fetzer, Thiemo||Security Transitions||2018|
|Fetzer, Thiemo||Cohesive Institutions and Political Violence||2018|
|Robinson, James||Social Structure and Conflict||Africa|
|Lessing, Benjamin||Counterproductive Punishment: How Prison Gangs Undermine State Authority||2016||Central America, Northern America, South America|
|Lessing, Benjamin||Logics of Violence in Criminal War||2015||Central America, South America|
|Lessing, Benjamin||Bribes and Bullets||2016||Central America, South America|
|Bueno de Mesquita, Ethan||Deterrence with Imperfect Attribution||2018||Global|
|Poast, Paul||How International Organizations Support Democratization: Preventing Authoritarian Reversals or Promoting Consolidation?||2015||Global|
On the front line.
MAKHMOUR, IRAQ - NOVEMBER 19, 2015: Sunni fighters opposing the Islamic State take positions at the front line near the IS-controlled village of Haj Ali in the southern Mosul countryside.
MAGNUM PHOTOS/ Moises Saman