Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Philip Barrett
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 11 September 2018
Keywords: Fiscal policy, Middle East, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of, conflict, peace dividend, AfghanistanI, Afghanistan, Structure and Scope of Government, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
I use a monthly panel of provincially-collected central government revenues and conflict fatalities to estimate government revenues lost due to conflict in Afghanistan since 2005. I identify causal effects by instr...