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Forced Migration as a Deterrence Strategy in Civil Conflict

Ethnic Conflict, Civil War and Cost of Conflict

ISBN: 978-1-78052-130-5, eISBN: 978-1-78052-131-2

ISSN: 1572-8323

Publication date: 20 July 2011

Abstract

Originality/value – This chapter explores a new rationale for forced displacement which consists in lowering government's incentives to fight for a region, by reducing the remaining population which in turn reduces income for the government.

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Citation

Palacios, P. (2011), "Forced Migration as a Deterrence Strategy in Civil Conflict", Caruso, R. (Ed.) Ethnic Conflict, Civil War and Cost of Conflict (Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development, Vol. 17), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1572-8323(2011)0000017005

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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