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University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation

5 Questions on Development and Conflict

April 28, 2020
Eli Berman and David Lake

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In analysis for Political Violence At A Glance, an IGCC-supported blog dedicated to political violence and its alternatives, David Lake, Distibguished Professor of political science at UC San Diego, interviews IGCC Research Director Eli Berman, Professor of economics at UC San Diego, on the conflicts to watch 2020 onwards.

Violence is a feature of life in many developing countries. As governments, private philanthropic organizations, and communities work to reduce inequity, alleviate poverty, and improve the well-being of people living in low- and middle-income countries, what role does conflict play in stymying development? And can development reduce conflict?

David Lake, distinguished professor of political science at UC San Diego, poses five questions about development and conflict to Eli Berman, research director at the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and professor of economics at UC San Diego.

Read the full article at Political Violence At A Glance.

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