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HiCN Working Papers Series

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Losing Hearts & Minds: Aid and Ideology

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‘Hearts and minds’ theory contends development aid strengthens community support for counterinsurgents by providing jobs and public goods. Based on field interviews in Kabul, we […]

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War and Social Attitudes: Revisiting Consensus Views

Travers Barclay Child  Elena Nikolova

We study the long-run effects of conflict on social attitudes, with World War II in Central and Eastern Europe as our setting. Much of earlier […]

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We Don’t Need No Education: Reconstruction and Conflict across Afghanistan

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Field interviews conducted by the author in Afghanistan suggest current theories linking conflict to development do not adequately account for ideological drivers of resistance. We […]