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By Peter Graeff, Guido Mehlkop

ISBN-10: 0415467403

ISBN-13: 9780415467407

For a truly huge a part of the world’s inhabitants, poverty and conflict are nonetheless a part of way of life. Drawing on insights from numerous disciplines, this e-book makes an attempt to discover medical solutions to give an explanation for the connection among clash and poverty. This interdisciplinary quantity brings jointly a number arguments that synthesize either democratic and capitalist peace idea. Supported via a wide physique of study, participants contend that international locations with associations that maximize person political and civil rights reduce the likelihood of struggling with one another. the quantity contains: participants from major and award profitable students within the box, together with Bruce Russett and Erik Gartzke subject matters reminiscent of democratization and financial improvement, positioned in the broader contexts of globalization and modernization contributions supported through empirical analyses, systematizing democratic and capitalist peace theories This e-book can be important studying for college students and students of diplomacy and globalization, and in addition for a broader diversity of matters together with sociology, political technological know-how and economics.    

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Furthermore, the empirical connection between these indicators is mediated by a countryâ s level of development. In cross-country studies, EFI usually has a negative impact on corruption (Paldam 2002). , in Latin America), similar to the harmful consequences of corruption (Wei 1997; Braun and Di Tella 2004). Both corruption and inflation depend strongly on regulatory policies and both are related to the cultural conditions in a country (Lal and Myint 1996). The governmentâ s role in reinforcing or curbing corruption is of major importance.

Moreover, economic freedom is reported to increase the marginal growth effect of aid. The index of the Heritage Foundation/Wall Street Journal is in many respects similar to the Fraser index, but is available for a shorter period of time, which probably explains why most empirical studies employ the Fraser index. See De Haan and Sturm (2000) for a comparison of both indicators. com. 10 There is an ongoing debate on the relationship between trade liberalization and economic growth. Some authors (see, for instance, Greenaway et al.

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