Stefano Costalli

HiCN Working Papers Series


The Economic Costs of Civil War: Synthetic Counterfactual Evidence and the Effects of Ethnic Fractionalization

Stefano Costalli,  Luigi Moretti Costantino Pischedda

There is a consensus that civil wars entail enormous economic costs, but we lack reliable estimates, due to the endogenous relationship between violence and socio-economic […]