Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy

Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy

Paul Collier / Sep 16, 2019

Breaking the Conflict Trap Civil War and Development Policy Civil war conflict is a core development issue The existence of civil war can dramatically slow a country s development process especially in low income countries which are vulnerable to civil war co

  • Title: Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy
  • Author: Paul Collier
  • ISBN: 9780821354810
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Paperback
  • Civil war conflict is a core development issue The existence of civil war can dramatically slow a country s development process, especially in low income countries which are vulnerable to civil war conflict Conversely, development can impede civil war When development succeeds, countries become safer when development fails, they experience a greater risk of beingCivil war conflict is a core development issue The existence of civil war can dramatically slow a country s development process, especially in low income countries which are vulnerable to civil war conflict Conversely, development can impede civil war When development succeeds, countries become safer when development fails, they experience a greater risk of being caught in a conflict trap Ultimately, civil war is a failure of development Breaking the Conflict Trap identifies the dire consequences that civil war has on the development process and offers three main findings First, civil war has adverse ripple effects that are often not taken into account by those who determine whether wars start or end Second, some countries are likely than others to experience civil war conflict and thus, the risks of civil war differ considerably according to a country s characteristics including its economic stability Finally, Breaking the Conflict Trap explores viable international measures that can be taken to reduce the global incidence of civil war and proposes a practical agenda for action This book should serve as a wake up call to anyone in the international community who still thinks that development and conflict are distinct issues.

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      • Paul Collier

        Paul Collier, CBE is a Professor of Economics, Director for the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford and Fellow of St Antony s College He is the author of The Plundered Planet Wars, Guns, and Votes and The Bottom Billion, winner of Estoril Distinguished Book Prize, the Arthur Ross Book Award, and the Lionel Gelber Prize.


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    1. Clear and coherent policy analysis and guidance on reducing the why and how to reduce the incidence of civil war in the world. A worthwhile read if your work involves international peace and security, development economics, and similar areas.



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