Externally Mandated Economic Liberalization and the Onset of Civil Conflict
This chapter focuses on the impact that IMF structural adjustment programs may have in weakening the state and thus increasing the likelihood of civil war onset.
Hoddie, Matthew, and Caroline A. Hartzell. “Externally Mandated Economic Liberalization and the Onset of Civil Conflict.” From Mediation to Nation-Building: Third Parties and the Management of Communal Conflict. Eds. Joseph R. Rudolph and William Lahneman (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2013) 171-188.