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War and Underdevelopment

Frances Stewart and Valpy Fitzgerald


Economic analysis of developing countries at war is relatively rare. These volumes trace the economic and social consequences of conflict both theoretically and through empirical investigations, including seven country case studies. Volume One provides a general framework for the analysis, examines the political economy of countries at war, and provides an empirical overview of the costs of war for poor countries. Political and sociological analysis is needed in order to understand motivations and behaviour during conflict; while economic analysis is necessary to evaluate how poor people are a ... More

Keywords: developing countries, political economy, empirical investigation, sociological analysis, food aid, war economies, Afghanistan, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Sierra Leone, Sri lanka, Sudan, Uganda

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780199241880
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241880.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frances Stewart, editor
Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, UK

Valpy Fitzgerald, editor
Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, UK