Antonio Ciccone finds that commodity price downturns lead to a substantial increase in the risk of civil war.
Teresa Garcia-Milà, Therese J. McGuire, and Wallace E. Oates discuss many facets of the US fiscal federal governance the role this structure has played in the development of the country.
Marcus Giamattei and Humberto Llavador discuss the role of experiments in teaching economic concepts and their experience conducting them through the classEx platform
José García-Montalvo and Marta Reynal-Querol develop a systematic strategy to study the effect of diversity on growth by analyzing this relationship at different spatial scales.
Hannes Mueller and Christopher Rauh present a new method of predicting conflict through news topics which are generated automatically from a topic model.
Edward Glaeser and Giacomo Ponzetto explore the political consequences when voters underestimate the importance of circumstances and overstate the importance of enduring personal characteristics.