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The Economics of Violent Conflict and War in Africa

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HOEFFLER, Anke, 2014. The Economics of Violent Conflict and War in Africa. In: MONGA, Célestin, ed., Justin Yifu LIN, ed.. The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics : Volume 1 : Context and Concepts. Oxford:Oxford University Press, pp. 705-723. ISBN 978-0-19-968711-4. Available under: doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199687114.013.15

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