Edward Miguel

HiCN Working Papers Series


Economic and Non-Economic Factors in Violence: Evidence from Organized Crime, Suicides and Climate in Mexico

Edward Miguel,  Ceren Baysan Marshall Burke Felipe González Solomon Hsiang

Organized intergroup violence is almost universally modeled as a calculated act motivated by economic factors. In contrast, it is generally assumed that non-economic factors, such […]


Can War Foster Cooperation?

Chris Blattman,  Edward Miguel,  Michal Bauer Julie Chytilová Joseph Henrich Tamar Mitts

In the past decade, nearly 20 studies have found a strong, persistent pattern in surveys and behavioral experiments from over 40 countries: individual exposure to […]