Civil conflict and voting behavior: Evidence from Colombia

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Abstract

We document the existence of a relationship between the adoption and quality of internet service and terrorism in Colombia. We found that terrorism, measured as terrorist attacks, has a U-shaped pattern relationship with the penetration rate of the internet service, and a negative correlation with the quality measured as the download speed. We also show that this pattern of relationship between terrorism and internet service is an historical correlation in the municipalities of Colombia where the attacks happened.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)601-621
Number of pages21
JournalConflict Management and Peace Science
Volume35
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 14 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Political Science and International Relations

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