NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Modest, Secure and Informed: Successful Development in Conflict Zones

Eli Berman, Joseph Felter, Jacob N. Shapiro, Erin Troland

NBER Working Paper No. 18674
Issued in February 2013

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Morris Breitbart, Mathilde Emeriau and L. Choon Wang for outstanding research assistance and Aila Matanock for comments. Carrie Lee shared data on troop strength. We thank Michael Meese for discussion at the ASSA session “Economics of National Security.” Seminar participants provided helpful comments at the University of Warwick, the Department for International Development (London), LUISS University, the Einaudi Institute, IFPRI (Addis Ababa), UNOUA(Addis Ababa), Tel Aviv University, the Hebrew University (Jerusalem), and the University of Haifa. This material is based upon research supported by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) under Award No. FA9550-09-1-0314, and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under award 2010‐ST-061-RE0001 through the Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) at the University of Southern California. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of any institution or of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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