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Predation, Economic Activity and Violence: Evidence from the Philippines

Eli Berman, Joseph Felter, Ethan Kapstein, Erin Troland

NBER Working Paper No. 18375
Issued in September 2012

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We acknowledge the assistance of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the AFP National Development Support Command (NADESCOM), in the Philippines, of Katherine Levy at UC San Diego, and the comments of our colleagues at UCSD, Stanford, and the Empirical Studies of Conflict (ESOC) collaborative. This research was supported by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) through Award N000141110735 at the National Bureau of Economic Research. It builds on research supported by U.S. Department of Defense Minerva research initiative through the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) under Award FA9550-09-1-0314. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect views of ONR or AFOSR. All mistakes are ours. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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