Dominic Rohner

University of Zurich

Muehlebachstrasse 86

Zurich, 8008

Switzerland

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This Mine is Mine! How Minerals Fuel Conflicts in Africa

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5409
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), University of Lausanne - DEEP, University of Zurich and University of Lausanne
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minerals, mines, conflict, fighting, natural resources, rebellion

This Mine is Mine! How Minerals Fuel Conflicts in Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10089
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), University of Lausanne - DEEP, University of Zurich and University of Lausanne
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conflict, minerals, mines, natural resources, rebellion

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Blood and Ink! The Common-Interest-Game between Terrorists and the Media

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 May 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Dominic Rohner
CREMA and University of Zurich
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Terrorism, media, common-interest-game, coordination, conflict.

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Strategic Mass Killings

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich Working Paper No. 486
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 May 2010
Joan Maria Esteban, Massimo Morelli and Dominic Rohner
Autonomous University of Barcelona, Bocconi University and University of Zurich
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Mass Killings, Civil War, Natural Resources, Intensity of Conflict, Group Size

War and Natural Resource Exploitation

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 481
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Dominic Rohner
University of Oxford and University of Zurich
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Conflict, natural resources, private resource exploitation, mining investment, license fee

War and Natural Resource Exploitation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3244
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Nov 2010
Rick van der Ploeg and Dominic Rohner
University of Oxford and University of Zurich
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conflict, natural resources, private resource exploitation, mining investment, license fee

Networks in Conflict: Theory and Evidence from the Great War of Africa

University of Zurich, UBS International Center of Economics in Society, Working Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 17 Dec 2015
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich
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Africa, alliances, civil conflict, Congo War, contest success function, enmities, network, rainfall

Networks in Conflict: Theory and Evidence from the Great War of Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10348
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich
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Africa, alliances, civil conflict, Congo War, contest success function, enmities, network, rainfall

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Ich Bin Auch Ein Lemming: Herding and Consumption Capital in Arts and Culture

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
Bruno S. Frey, Dominic Rohner and Anna Winestein
CREMA, University of Zurich and University of Oxford
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Art, Culture, Herding, Consumption Capital, Concentration

Knowledge is Power - A Theory of Information, Income, and Welfare Spending

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3613
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Oct 2011
Jo Thori Lind and Dominic Rohner
University of Oslo - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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redistribution, welfare spending, information, income, voting, political economics

Knowledge is Power: A Theory of Information, Income, and Welfare Spending

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Nov 2011
Jo Thori Lind and Dominic Rohner
University of Oslo - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Redistribution, Welfare Spending, Information, Income, Voting, Political Economics

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The Political Economy of Imperialism, Decolonization, and Development

Univ. of Zurich Working Paper No. 466
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Erik Gartzke and Dominic Rohner
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Zurich
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Imperialism, Decolonization, Development, Democracy, Mercantilism

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Protecting Cultural Monuments Against Terrorism

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Dec 2005
Bruno S. Frey and Dominic Rohner
CREMA and University of Zurich
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Terrorism, Culture, Monuments, Counter-terrorism, Deterrence

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Natural Resource Distribution and the Multiple Forms of Civil War

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2011
Massimo Morelli and Dominic Rohner
Bocconi University and University of Zurich
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Natural Resources, Conflict, Strength Proportionality, Resource Proportionality, Secession, Bargaining Failure

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Seeds of Distrust: Conflict in Uganda

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Dec 2011
Dominic Rohner, Mathias Thoenig and Fabrizio Zilibotti
University of Zurich, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich
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conflict, trust, ethnic fighting, Uganda, social capital, identity

Seeds of Distrust: Conflict in Uganda

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8741
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Dominic Rohner, Mathias Thoenig and Fabrizio Zilibotti
University of Zurich, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich
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ethnic conflict, ethnic identity, fighting, fractionalisation, slavery, social capital, trust, Uganda

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To Conquer or Compel: War, Peace, and Economic Development

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics University of Zurich Working Paper No. 511
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Oct 2010
Erik Gartzke and Dominic Rohner
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Zurich
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Institution Building and Spillovers

University of Singapore, School of Public Policy Working Paper No. 40-03
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Jan 2006
Jan-Erik Lane and Dominic Rohner
University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics and University of Zurich
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institution building, Guardian State, spillovers, transiton

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Natural Resource Distribution and Multiple Forms of Civil War

University of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 498
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Aug 2010
Massimo Morelli and Dominic Rohner
Bocconi University and University of Zurich
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Natural Resources, Conflict, Strength Proportionality, Resource Proportionality, Secession, Bargaining Failure

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Biased Experts, Costly Lies, and Binary Decisions

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 496
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Jul 2010
Roland Hodler, Simon Loertscher and Dominic Rohner
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Experts, Policy Advice, Information Distortion, Costly Signalling

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War Signals: A Theory of Trade, Trust and Conflict

University of Zurich Economics Working Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Apr 2011
Dominic Rohner, Mathias Thoenig and Fabrizio Zilibotti
University of Zurich, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich
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Beliefs, civil war, conflict, cultural transmission, ethnic fractionalization, human capital investments, learning, matching, peacekeeping, stochastic war, strategic complementarity, trade

War Signals: A Theory of Trade, Trust and Conflict

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8352
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Dominic Rohner, Mathias Thoenig and Fabrizio Zilibotti
University of Zurich, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich
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beliefs, civil war, conflict, cultural transmission, ethnic fractionalization, peacekeeping, strategic complementarity, trade

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From Rags to Rifles: Deprivation, Conflict and the Welfare State

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 463
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Feb 2010
Dominic Rohner
University of Zurich
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Conflict, deprivation, welfare state, poverty, appropriative activities

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Prosperous Pacifists: The Effects of Development on Initiators and Targets of Territorial Conflict

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics University of Zurich Working Paper No. 500
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Sep 2010
Erik Gartzke and Dominic Rohner
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Zurich
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The Geography of Inter-State Resource Wars

NBER Working Paper No. w18978
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
Francesco Caselli, Massimo Morelli and Dominic Rohner
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Bocconi University and University of Zurich
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Resource Concentration and Civil Wars

NBER Working Paper No. w20129
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 May 2014
Massimo Morelli and Dominic Rohner
Bocconi University and University of Zurich
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Beyond Greed and Grievance: Feasibility and Civil War

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 61, Issue 1, pp. 1-27, 2009
Posted: 10 Dec 2008
Paul Collier, Anke Hoeffler and Dominic Rohner
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) and University of Zurich

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