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Ethnic Economic Inequality and Fatalities From Terrorism

Fleming, Christopher; Manning, Matthew; Pham, Hien Thuc; Vorsina, Margarita


Few studies have explored the influence of horizontal (i.e., among group) inequalities on terrorism, yet it seems plausible that these inequalities may be relevant. Employing data from the Global Terrorism Database and Ethnologue, this article examines the effect of ethnic economic inequality on domestic terrorism for 130 countries over the period 2001 to 2018. We present evidence that higher degrees of ethnic inequality lead to higher numbers of terrorist attacks as well as a higher number of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Interpersonal Violence
DOI: 10.1177/0886260520976226


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