Elias Papaioannou is Associate Professor of Economics at London Business School.
Content by Elias Papaioannou
Publication - Project Report
We examine the impact of conflict-driven displacement on human capital looking at the Mozambican civil war (1977 - 1992), during which more than four million civilians fled to the countryside, to cities, and to refugee camps and settlements in neighboring countries. First, we present descriptive patterns linking education and sectoral employment to the various...
Multimedia Item - Video
IGC researcher Elias Papaioannou of the London Business School discusses his research on the economic effects of clearing landmines, using the example of Mozambique.
The impact of conflict and refugee re-settlement on state capacity and economic growth: Evidence from Mozambique
By the end of 2014, the number of people forcibly displaced had risen to a staggering 59.5 million compared to 37.5 million in 2004. Globally, one in every 122 humans is now either a refugee, internally displaced, or seeking asylum. While the policy focus of the international community has been on providing immediate humanitarian assistance, a crucial next step will be to...
Few issues have received more inquiry in the social sciences than ""what are the fundamental determinants of comparative development?"" The institutional view asserts that the ultimate causes of underdevelopment are poorly performing institutional structures, such as lack of constraints on the executive, poor property-rights protection, as well as inefficient legal and...