A note from Stone Conroy ('15)
The economics of peace studies I did in Nigeria have been getting some good press lately. Some links are below:
Huffington Post: The Other Conflict That Is Costing Nigeria Billions
International Business Times: Nigeria Farmer-Herder Conflict Vs Boko Haram: The $13.7B Problem That's Not Making Headlines
Foreign Affairs: My Land, Not Your Land: Farmer-Herder Wars in the Sahel
It was briefly featured in the World Bank's Development Impact blog in June, and in several Nigerian publications.
The Mercy Corps press release and study briefs are available here, which were very well done by the MC communications team
The actual academic papers backing the Mercy Corps study have been published in the Economics, Peace and Stability Journal are are as follows:
A fourth paper is currently being finished.
Mayesha Alam's (Class of 2012) book, Women and Transitional Justice: Progress and Persistent Challenges in Retributive and Restorative Processes - which was based on her CR thesis was reviewed by LSE. Great job, Mayesha!
Hilary Johnson (Class of 2013) is a new Presidential Management Fellow. Her title is Congressional Advisor with the Department of State's Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Congratulations, Hilary!