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fractionalization index. We also obtain that both ethnic and religious polarization are significant in explaining conflict. The results …In this paper we examine the link between ethnic and religious polariza- tion and conflict using interpersonal …- ization index. We measure conflict by means on an index of social unrest, as well as by the standard conflict onset or …
explains the apparent lack of correlation between ethnic fractionalization and the incidence of conflict found in previous … to greater local polarization and more frequent, but smaller, conflicts that involve only some ethnic groups. These … country affected by a conflict, and we control for country size, poverty, geography and natural resource endowments. We show …
heterogeneity or fractionalization index and the discrete polarization index. However, still no broad consensus is reached on which …-linear way three different aspects of ethnic diversity, namely the fractionalization, the polarization and the ethnic dominance … main measures of ethnic heterogeneity are employed in the econometric literature on ethnic diversity and conflict: the Gini …
and redistribution in the study are ethnic and religious polarization and fractionalization measures. Findings – It is … found that inequality is positively associated with polarization and has an inverse-U relationship with fractionalization …
Cultural diversity - in various forms - has in recent years turned into a prominent and relevant research and policy issue. There is an avalanche of studies across many disciplines that measure and analyse cultural diversity and its impacts. Based on different perspectives and features of the...
Cultural diversity - in various forms - has in recent years turned into a prominent and relevant research and policy issue. There is an avalanche of studies across many disciplines that measure and analyse cultural diversity and its impacts. Based on different perspectives and features of the...
Cultural diversity – in various forms – has in recent years turned into a prominent and relevant research and policy issue. There is an avalanche of studies across many disciplines that measure and analyse cultural diversity and its impacts. Based on different perspectives and...
Cultural diversity – in various forms – has in recent years turned into a prominent and relevant research and policy issue. There is an avalanche of studies across many disciplines that measure and analyse cultural diversity and its impacts. Based on different perspectives and features of...