Identifying the Effect of Climate Variability on Communal Conflict through Randomization
Source: Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 2017
Author(s): Esteve Corbera, Carol Hunsberger, and Chayan Vaddhanaphuti
In recent years, the focus of quantitative climate-conflict research has shifted from studying civil wars to studying different types of conflicts, particularly non-state and communal conflicts, based on the argument that these local-level conflicts are a more likely consequence of climate variability than civil war. However, the findings from previous...