Conflict, Ideology and Foreign Aid - HAL Accéder directement au contenu
Pré-publication, Document de travail Année : 2011

Conflict, Ideology and Foreign Aid

Résumé

In this paper, we present a rent-seeking model of conflict, which highlights the role of ideology in determining whether the government or the rebels take the initiative. We use the model to interpret the impact of a large-scale Community-Driven Development project on civil conflict in the Philippines. The country is characterized by the presence of two rebel groups, the New People's Army (NPA) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), with two distinct ideologies. We use a unique geo-referenced panel dataset on the occurrence of conflicts in 2003 and 2006 gathered from local newspapers that we match with nationally representative household survey and budget data on all municipalities in the country. Consistent with our model's predictions, using a variety of estimation strategies, we find robust evidence that the project leads to a decline in MILF-related events and to an increase in NPA-related events.
Fichier principal
Vignette du fichier
2010.21.pdf ( 711.03 Ko ) Télécharger
Origine : Fichiers produits par l'(les) auteur(s)
Loading...

Dates et versions

halshs-00553121, version 1 (06-01-2011)

Identifiants

  • HAL Id : halshs-00553121 , version 1

Citer

Jean-Louis Arcand, Adama Bah, Julien Labonne. Conflict, Ideology and Foreign Aid. 2011. ⟨halshs-00553121⟩
466 Consultations
427 Téléchargements
Dernière date de mise à jour le 26/05/2024
comment ces indicateurs sont-ils produits

Partager

Gmail Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Plus