The Political Economy of Complex Humanitarian Emergencies : Lessons from El Salvador

Pastor, Manuel and Boyce, James (1997). The Political Economy of Complex Humanitarian Emergencies : Lessons from El Salvador. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Pastor, Manuel
    Boyce, James
    Title The Political Economy of Complex Humanitarian Emergencies : Lessons from El Salvador
    Volume/Issue No. 1997/131
    Publication Date 1997
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 59
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper develops and tests five hypotheses regarding the economic causes of complex humanitarian emergencies (CHEs). We argue that: (1) such emergencies, involving large-scale deaths and population displacements, are most likely to occur when growth is

    UNU Topics of Focus Economic development
    Keyword Economic development
    Economic growth
    Ethnic relations
    Social conflict
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 1997
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
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