The frequency of wars

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Harrison, Mark; Wolf, Nikolaus;
  • Publisher: Department of Economics, University of Warwick
  • Subject: HC | U1

Wars are increasingly frequent, and the trend has been steadily upward since 1870. The\ud main tradition of Western political and philosophical thought suggests that extensive\ud economic globalization and democratization over this period should have reduced appetites\u... View more
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    1 This is the Militarized Interstate Disputes dataset, described by Ghosn, Palmer, and Bremer (2004); we refer to version 3.1 (2007). The time series we use are reported in an unpublished Appendix, Table A1, available from [URL]. Footnote references

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