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Do Working Men Rebel? Insurgency and Unemployment in Iraq and the Philippines

Eli Berman, Michael Callen, Joseph H. Felter, Jacob N. Shapiro

NBER Working Paper No. 15547
Issued in November 2009

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We acknowledge the tremendously helpful comments received at the June 2009 Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation conference on Governance, Development, and Political Violence, and at seminars at UC Berkley, UC Irvine , UCLA, UC San Diego, the University of Southern California, and the University of Ottawa.. L. Choon Wang, Josh Martin, Lindsay Heger and Luke N. Condra provided invaluable research assistance. Gordon Dahl, James Fearon, Esteban Klor, Daniele Paserman, Kris Ramsay, and our anonymous reviewers provided critical comments. We acknowledge grant #2007-ST-061-000001 by the United States Department of Homeland Security through the National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events and grant # FA9550-09-1-0314 by the United States Department of Defense through the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The opinions, findings, and recommendations in this document are the authors' and do not reflect views of the United States Department of Homeland Security or Department of Defense. All mistakes are ours. Replication data are available on the authors' websites and at http://jcr.sagepub.com/. 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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