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War and Lack of Governance in Colombia: Narcos, Guerrillas, and U.S. Policy


Edgardo Buscaglia


International Law and Economic Development Center


Hoover Institution Essays in Public Policy, Vol. 107, 2001

Abstract:     
This essay addresses the institucional governance-related factors associated with Colombia´s civil war and fight against terrorism. The piece identifies governance-related explanatory indicators based on measuring government effectiveness, efficiency, transparency, abuses of discretion, acountability, and corruption. A policy recommendation section accounts for the pending measures needed to assert the presence of the Colombian State within those regions ravaged by guerrilla activity in alliance with narco & arms trafficking.

Keywords: judicial reform, terrorism, organized crime, legal reform, alternative dispute resolution, economic development, institutional reform

JEL Classification: H70, H77, K00, K10, I32, I30, K14

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Date posted: September 20, 2006  

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Buscaglia, Edgardo, War and Lack of Governance in Colombia: Narcos, Guerrillas, and U.S. Policy. Hoover Institution Essays in Public Policy, Vol. 107, 2001. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=931630

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Edgardo Buscaglia (Contact Author)
International Law and Economic Development Center ( email )
CA 01080
Mexico
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