Vol 7, No 2 (2012)

Tiffany Chou opens this issue of EPSJ with a piece on Afghanistan: Does development assistance reduce violence there? She finds that overall developing spending has no clear effect on mitigating rebel attacks. Based on Rwandan household-level data, Kade Finnoff examines the prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence and links her findings to female employment and pre- and post-genocide data. Prakarsh Singh brings us to the Punjab, in India, examining the relation among crime, insurgency, and agricultural labor markets. More abtract pieces include Olaf de Groot detaling the many channels, and the difficulty, of estimating the cost of military engagments. Finally, Rupayan Gupta merges aspects of alliance theory with bargaining theory and mechanism design to think about the optimal design of transboundary security institutions.

Table of Contents


Does development assistance reduce violence? Evidence from Afghanistan PDF
Tiffany Chou
Intimate partner violence, female employment, and male backlash in Rwanda PDF
Kade Finnoff
Designing institutions for global security PDF
Rupayan Gupta
Insurgency, crime, and agricultural labor expenditure: Evidence from Punjab, 1978-1990 PDF
Prakarsh Singh
Analyzing the costs of military engagement PDF
Olaf J. De Groot
Entire issue PDF