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Democracy, Trade, Diplomacy, and Peace: Empirical Findings

  • Félix E. Martín
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Abstract

This chapter empirically evaluates the explanatory value of the three alternative liberal explanations that link democracy, economic interdependence, and international organizations with the prevalence of peace in South America. The goal is to determine if one or a combination of these alternative propositions constitutes a sufficient condition for the absence of major intraregional interstate war in the region. For this purpose three different types of data will be presented and analyzed subsequently.

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Trading Partner Bilateral Trade Political Regime Total Trade Economic Interdependence 
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