NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Incidence of Civil War: Theory and Evidence

Timothy J. Besley, Torsten Persson

NBER Working Paper No. 14585
Issued in December 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are grateful to participants in seminars at the LSE, Edinburgh, Warwick, Oxford, and a CIFAR meeting, especially Jim Fearon, and to Paul Collier, Erik Melander, Eric Neumayer, Ragnar Torvik, and Ruixue Xie, for comments, to David Seim and Prakarsh Singh for research assistance, and to CIFAR, the ESRC, and the Swedish Research Council for financial support. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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