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'Stop fighting and wealth will follow'

Timothy Besley,  Hannes Mueller,  December 2012
Paper No' CEPCP387: Full paper (pdf)


The article uses house prices to measure the peace dividend in Northern Ireland - and draws lessons for other parts of the world that have endured long conflicts.

This paper has been published as:
This article summarises ‘Estimating the Peace Dividend: The Impact of Violence on House Prices in Northern Ireland’ by Tim Besley and Hannes Mueller, American Economic Review 102(2): 810-33.