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CentrePiece article
Rwanda: the Costs of Conflict for Subsistence Households
Florence Kondylis
October 2006
Paper No' CEPCP213:
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CentrePiece 11 (2) Autumn 2006

We know that civil conflict is hugely costly for poor countries but how can we measure the costs of such strife for individuals? Florence Kondylis looks at the impact of the waves of ethnic violence and consequent mass migrations in Rwanda on the economic performance of subsistence agricultural households.

This article summarises 'Agricultural Returns and Conflict: Quasi-experimental Evidence from a Policy Intervention Programme in Rwanda' by Florence Kondylis, CEP Discussion Paper No. 709