Category Archives: Ethnic Conflict

wbopendata module for Stata

For those using World Bank data in Stata, here is a nice module that allows you to directly access much of the data directly through the Stata interface. http://data.worldbank.org/news/accessing-world-bank-open-data-in-stata Advertisements

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Obama’s “Triple Play” in the Middle East

                As the president kicks off a new round of peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, administration officials have voiced confidence of success in the Middle East that is borderline delusional. An article in yesterday’s New York Times highlights several … Continue reading

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Text messaging fueling Nigerian ethnic violence

This one is for Jalele.  Via Chris Blattman.  See here.

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Soccer and Politics

Found this today on William Easterly’s blog, trying to analogize between the growing parity in international soccer and globalization.  The post is by a grad student in economics, using the recent success of Egypt in the Confed Cup to illustrate … Continue reading

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