HiCN Working Papers Series


Who Hosts? The Correlates of Hosting the Internally Displaced

Nik Stoop,  Peter van der Windt,  Leonid Peisakhin

Tens of millions of individuals are displaced due to violence, and most are hosted by other households in their home countries. We ask what motivates […]


Artisanal or Industrial Conflict Minerals? Evidence from Eastern Congo

Nik Stoop,  Marijke Verpoorten,  Peter van der Windt, 

Existing research suggests a strong link between mining and local conflict but makes no distinction between artisanal and industrial mining. We exploit variation in mineral […]