I am an associate Professor at the IOB – Institute for Development Policy, University of Antwerp. I obtained a Ph.D. in Economics, from the University of Leuven.
HiCN Working Papers Series
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 […]
Marijke Verpoorten Andrea Guariso
We study how armed conflicts affected educational outcomes in Rwanda during the nineties, relying on two waves of population census data and on a difference-in- […]
We show that armed conflict affects social capital as measured by trust and associational membership. Using the case of Uganda and two rounds of nationally […]