Thiemo Fetzer

HiCN Working Papers Series


Cohesive Institutions and Political Violence

Thiemo Fetzer,  Stephan Kyburz

Can institutionalized transfers of resource rents be a source of civil conflict? Are cohesive institutions better in managing distributive conflicts? We study these questions exploiting […]


Take what you can: property rights, contestability and conflict

Thiemo Fetzer,  Samuel Marden

Weak property rights are strongly associated with underdevelopment, low state capacity and civil conflict. In economic models of conflict, outbreaks of violence require two things: […]