Households in Conflict Network

The Households in Conflict Network brings together researchers interested in the micro level analysis of the relationship between violent conflict and household welfare.

Working Papers

Read from a series of more than 350 working papers


Gender and migration aspirations in Nigeria: A comparative study of the states of Edo and Kaduna

Daniel Tuki, 

This study examined the effect of gender on migration aspirations in the states of Kaduna and Edo, which are in Nigeria’s Northern and Southern Regions […]


Suffering and smiling: What determines happiness among Nigerians?

Daniel Tuki, 

Using the Wave 7 World Values Survey (WVS) dataset, this study examined the determinants of happiness among Nigerians with a focus on exposure to violent […]


Introducing the Sudan Labor Market Panel Survey 2022

Caroline Krafft,  Ragui Assaad, Ruby Cheung

This paper describes the new Sudan Labor Market Panel Survey (SLMPS) 2022, the first nationally representative survey in Sudan in almost a decade. The paper […]


The Power of Dialogue: Forced Displacement and Social Integration amid an Islamist Insurgency in Mozambique

Henrique Pita Barros, 

With global forced displacement at an unprecedented level, there is an increasing demand for low-cost interventions that can reduce tension between displaced persons and host […]


Violent Conflict and Parochial Trust: Lab-in-the-Field and Survey Evidence

Ahmed Skali,  Katharina Werner

How does conflict exposure affect trust? We hypothesize that direct (firsthand) experience with conflict induces parochialism: trust towards out-groups worsens, but trust towards in-groups, owing […]


The bombing of hospitals and local violence dynamics in civil wars: Evidence from Syria

Regine Schwab,  Werner Krause, Samer Massoud

The impact of civilian harm on strategic outcomes in war has been the subject of persistent debate. However, the literature has primarily focused on civilian […]

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