Prof.Dr. S.M. (Mansoob) Murshed

Mansoob Murshed
International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Syed Mansoob Murshed is Professor of the Economics of Peace and Conflict at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University in the Netherlands. His research interests are in the economics of conflict, resource abundance, aid conditionality, political economy, macroeconomics and international economics.

He was the first holder of the rotating Prince Claus Chair in Development and Equity in 2003. He was a Research Fellow at UNU/WIDER in Helsinki where he ran projects on Globalization and Vulnerable Economies and Why Some Countries Avoid Conflict, While Others Fail. He also ran a project on The Two Economies of Ireland, financed by the International Fund for Ireland at the Northern Ireland Economic Research Centre (NIERC), Belfast.

He is the author of seven books and over 130 refereed journal papers and book chapters. His latest monograph, published in 2010, is Explaining Civil War (Edward Elgar).

He is on the Editorial boards of Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy (PEPS), as well as Civil Wars.

  • S.M. Murshed, P.V.V. da silva Goulart & L.A. Serino (Ed.). (2011). South-South Globalization. Challenges and Opportunities for Development (Routledge Studies in Development Economics). London: Routledge
  • S.M. Murshed (2009). Explaining civil war : a rational choice approach. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed (Ed.). (2002). Globalization, Marginalization and Development. London: Routledge
  • S.M. Murshed (2002). Issues in Positive Political Economy. London: Routledge Books
  • S.M. Murshed (2002). Globalizaton, Marginalization and Development. London: Routledge Books
  • S.M. Murshed (1997). Macroeconomics for Open Economies. London: Dryden Press
  • S.M. Murshed & K. Raffer (1993). Trade, Transfers and Development: Problems and Prospects for the 21st Century. Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed (1992). Economic Aspects of North-South Interaction: Analytical Macroeconomic Issues. London: Academic Pres
  • S.M. Murshed (2019). THE LIBERAL PEACE: CHALLENGES TO DEVELOPMENT, DEMOCRACY AND SOFT POWER. In A.and.V Kulnazarova and Vesselin (Ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Global Approaches to Peace (pp. 109-127). United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan
  • S.M. Murshed (2018). Economic Diplomacy and the Liberal Peace. In P.A.G. van Bergeijk & S.J.V. Moons (Eds.), Research Handbook of Economic Diplomacy Research: Bilateral Relations in a Context of Geopolitical Change (pp. 258-272). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed (2016). The Conflict-Growth Nexus in sub-Saharan Africa. In A. Heshmati (Ed.), Economic Integration, Currency Union, and Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in East Africa (pp. 215-232). Berlin: Springer
  • S.M. Murshed & M.Z. Tadjoeddin (2016). Long-term Economic Development in the Presence of an Episode of Mass Killing: The Case of Indonesia. In C.H. Anderton & J. Brauer (Eds.), Economic Aspects of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Prevention (pp. 481-509). Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • M. Badiuzzaman & S.M. Murshed (2015). Conflict and Livelihood Decisions in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. In A. Heshmati, E. Maasoumi & G. Wang (Eds.), Poverty Reduction Policies and Practices in Developing Asia (Economic Studies in Inequality, Social Exclusion and Well-Being) (pp. 145-162). Springer
  • S.M. Murshed (2015). On the Nature of Disagreements Regarding the Causes of Civil War. In P Jackson (Ed.), Handbook of International Security and Development (pp. 19-31). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed (2014). Conflict, Growth and (Under)Development. In H Hintjens & D Zarkov (Eds.), Conflict, Peace, Security and Development: Theories and Methodologies (pp. 69-83). Oxford: Routledge
  • S.M. Murshed (2014). New directions in conflict research from an economics perspective. In M. Bavinck, L. Pellegrini & E. Mostert (Eds.), Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South – Conceptual Approaches (pp. 35-50). Leiden: CRC Press/Balkema [go to publisher's site]
  • S.M. Murshed (2014). An economist’s perspective on human security. In M. Martin & T. Owen (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Human Security (pp. 285-296). London: Routledge
  • J. Cuesta & S.M. Murshed (2013). Greed, Grievance and Globalization. In P. Justino, T. Brück & P. Verwimp (Eds.), Micro-Level Perspectives on the Dynamics of Conflict, Violence and Development (pp. 50-68). Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • S.M. Murshed (2013). Conflict and the social contract. In G.K. Brown & A. Langer (Eds.), Elgar Handbook of Civil War and Fragile States (pp. 59-71). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
  • E. Papyrakis & S.M. Murshed (2013). Land-related ecosystem services. In P.J.H. van Beukering, E. Papyrakis, J. Bouma & R. Brouwer (Eds.), Nature’s Wealth: The Economics of Ecosystem Services and Poverty (pp. 333-339). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
  • S.M. Murshed & B. Kinuthia (2013). A Comparison of Industrial Policies and Outcomes in Kenya and Malaysia. In B. Berendsen, T. Dietz, H.S. Nordholt & R. van Veen (Eds.), Asian Tigers, African Lions (pp. 289-316). Leiden: Brill
  • B. Kinuthia & S.M. Murshed (2013). Foreign Direct Investment in Kenya and Malaysia. In B Berendsen, T Dietz, H. Schulte Nordholt & R van der Veen (Eds.), Asian Tigers, African Lions: Comparing the Development Performance of Southeast Asia and Africa (African Dimensions, 12) (pp. 317-337). Leiden: Brill
  • S.M. Murshed, Z. Tadjoeddin & A. Chowdhury (2012). Routine Violence in Java, Indonesia: Neo-Malthusian and Social Justice Perspectives. In J. Scheffran, M. Brzoska, H.G. Brauch, P.M. Link & J. Schilling (Eds.), Climate Change,Human Security and Violent Conflict:Challenges for Societal Stability (Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace, 8) (pp. 633-650). New York: Springer Verlag
  • S.M. Murshed (2012). Conflict or Contract. In G. Brown & A. Langer (Eds.), Elgar Companion to Civil War and Fragile States (pp. 59-71). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed & P. Verwimp (2011). Enforcing Peace Agreements Through Commitment Technologies. In W.A. Naude, A. Santos-Paulino & M. McGillivray (Eds.), Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses (pp. 151-165). Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • S.M. Murshed & A. Mahmud (2011). A Model of Communal Violence (with Ahmed S Mahmud) in Raul Caruso (ed),. In Ethnic Conflicts, Civil War and the Cost of Conflict (51-68). Emerald Publishing Limited
  • S.M. Murshed (2011). Peace-Building and the Social Contract in Richard Kozul-Wright and Piergiuseppe Fortunato (eds). In Securing Peace: State Building and Economic Development in Post-Conflict Countries, (71-86). London: Bloomsbury Academic,
  • S.M. Murshed & P. Verwimp (2011). Enforcing Peace Agreements Through Commitment Technologies. In W.A. Naudé, A. Santos-Paulino, M. McGillivray, M. McGillivray & M. McGillivray (Eds.), Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses (pp. 151-165). Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • S.M. Murshed, H. Dorussen & H. Ward (2011). Any Ties that Bind? Economic Diplomacy on the South Asian Subcontinent. In P. Bergeijk, M. Okano-Heijmans, J. Melissen, J. Melissen & J. Melissen (Eds.), Economic Diplomacy: Economic and Political Perspectives (pp. 149-169). Leiden: Martin Nijhoff
  • S.M. Murshed (2011). Short and Long-Run Effects of Keynesian Trade Policies in the Presence of Debt Servicing. In P.A.G. Bergeijk van, A. Haan de & R. Hoeven van der (Eds.), The Financial Crisis and Developing Countries: A Global Multidisciplinary Perspective (pp. 101-110). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed, H. Dorussen & H. Ward (2011). Any Ties that Bind? Economic Diplomacy on the South Asian Subcontinent. In P.A.G. van Bergeijk, M. Okano-Heijmans & J. Melissen (Eds.), Economic Diplomacy: Economic and Political Perspectives (pp. 149-169). Leiden: Martin Nijhoff
  • S.M. Murshed (2011). Peace-Building and the Social Contract. In R. Kozul-Wright (Ed.), Securing Peace: State Building and Economic Development in Post-Conflict Countries (The United Nations Series on Development, July 2011) (pp. 71-86). London: Bloomsbury Academic
  • S.M. Murshed, P.V.V. da silva Goulart & L.A. Serino (2011). Globalization and the South at the Crossroads of Change. In S.M. Murshed, P. Goulart & L.A. Serino (Eds.), South-South Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Development (pp. 3-20). London: Routledge
  • S.M. Murshed (2011). A Model of Sectarian Violence. In R. Caruso (Ed.), Ethnic Conflict, Civil War and Cost of Conflict (Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development, Vol. 17) (pp. 51-68). Emerald Group
  • S.M. Murshed (2011). Economic Dimensions of the Liberal Peace and its Implications for Conflict in Developing Countries. In Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh (Ed.), Rethinking the Liberal Peace: External Models and Local Alternatives . London: Routledge
  • S.M. Murshed (2009). Humans are the Measure of All Things: Resource Conflicts versus Cooperation. In M.A.M. Salih (Ed.), Climate Change And Sustainable Development: New Challenges for Poverty Reduction (pp. 126-141). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed (2008). On the Indicators of Potential Conflict. In A. Ricci (Ed.), From Early Warning to Early Action? : The Debate on the Enhancement of the EU's Crisis Response Capability Continues (pp. 383-386). Office for Official Publications of the European Commission (EC)
  • S.M. Murshed (2008). The Conflict-Growth Nexus and the Power of Nations. In Growth Divergences: Explaining Differences in Economic Performance (pp. 324-351). London: Zed Books
  • S.M. Murshed & G. Mavrotas (2008). The Poverty Macroeconomic Policy Nexus: Some Srt-Run Analytics. In Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction (pp. 38-60). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
  • S.M. Murshed (2008). Marginalisation in an Era of Globalisation. In The Role of the United Nations in Peace and Security, Global Development (pp. 149-163). Lampeter: Edwin Mellen Press
  • S.M. Murshed (2008). Inequality, Indivisibility and Insecurity. In Intra-State Conflict, Governments and Security: Dilemmas of Deterrence and Assurance (pp. 54-71). London: Routledge Books
  • S.M. Murshed (2008). National Business, Civil War Abatement and Peacebuilding. In Armed Forces and Conflict Resolution: Sociological Perspectives (pp. 365-381). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing
  • D. Mamoon & S.M. Murshed (2007). Politics Remains but Economics Leads and Peace Follows. In (pp. 175-199) Karachi: SAMA Publications, Pakistan
  • S.M. Murshed (2007). Indivisibility, Fairness, Farsightedness and their Implications for Security. In (pp. 123-134) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
  • S.M. Murshed (2007). Human Security from the Standpoint of an Economist. In (pp. 487-493) London: Springer
  • S.M. Murshed (2007). Terrorism and Fair Division. In (pp. 223-233) Amsterdam: IOS Press
  • S.M. Murshed & T. Addison (2006). The Social Contract and Violent Conflict. In (pp. 137-163) Oxford: Currey
  • S.M. Murshed & S. Gates (2006). Spatial-Horizontal Inequality and the Maoist Insurgency in Nepal. In (pp. 188-206) Tokyo: United Nations University Press
  • S.M. Murshed & T. Addison (2005). Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Africa: Some Analytical Issues. In Post-conflict economies in Africa (pp. 15). London: Palgrave Macmillan
  • S.M. Murshed, T. Addison & A. Rahman Chowdhury (2005). Financing Reconstruction. In (pp. 211-223) Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner
  • S.M. Murshed (2005). The Big Push. In (pp. 35-36) London: Routledge Books
  • S.M. Murshed (2005). International Division of Labour. In (pp. 369-370) London: Routledge Books
  • S.M. Murshed (2004). Globalisation, Marginalisation and Conflict. In (pp. 67-80) Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • S.M. Murshed, T. Addison & A. Rahman Chowdhury (2004). The Fiscal Dimensions of Conflict and Reconstruction. In (pp. 260-273) London: Palgrave Macmillan
  • S.M. Murshed (2004). Globalisation and Islam: An Economist's Perspective. In (pp. 117-126) New York: Nova Science
  • S.M. Murshed (2003). Violent Conflict and the Failure of Rights: A Political Economy Perspective. In Responding to the human rights deficit : essays in honour of Bas de Gaay Fortman (pp. 91-104). The Hague: Kluwer Law International
  • S.M. Murshed (2003). Globalisation is Not always Good: An Economist's Perspective on Productivism and Exclusion. In (pp. 35-48) Amsterdam: Dutch University Press
  • S.M. Murshed, J. Bray & L. Lunde (2003). Economic Drivers of the Conflict in Nepal. In Political Economy of Armed Conflict: Beyond Greed and Grievance (pp. 17-32). Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner
  • S.M. Murshed (2002). Globalization; Conflict, Vulnerability and the Need for Social Protection in the New Millennium. In (pp. 417-430) New York: Nova Science
  • S.M. Murshed & D. Bloom (2002). Globalization, Informalization, Criminalization and North-South Interaction. In (pp. 35-46) London: Routledge Books
  • S.M. Murshed (2002). Perspectives on Two Phases of Globalization. In (pp. 19) London: Routledge Books
  • S.M. Murshed & D. Subagjo (2002). Financial Sector Regulation in a Globalized Context. In (pp. 20-34) London: Routledge Books
  • S.M. Murshed & T. Addison (2002). On the Economic Causes of Contemporary Civil Wars. In (pp. 22-38) London: Routledge Books
  • S.M. Murshed (2002). Globalization and Development Policy. In (pp. 25-31) Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed (2001). Short-Run Models of Contrasting Natural Resource Endowments. In (pp. 113-125) London: Oxford University Press
  • S.M. Murshed & N. Perdikis (2000). India-European Union Trade Relations and Intra-Industry Trade. In (pp. 59-66)
  • S.M. Murshed (1999). Development in the Light of Recent Debates about Development Theory. In (pp. 153-167)
  • S.M. Murshed (1996). Does Trade with the South Disadvantage Unskilled Workers in the North. In (pp. 129-146) Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • S.M. Murshed & S. Sen (1996). International Debt, Terms of Trade Volatility and North-South Relations. In (pp. 216-239)
  • S.M. Murshed (1993). The Environment and North-South Interaction,. In (pp. 34-49) Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed, D.G. Dickinson, M.J. Driscoll & S. Sen (1993). Double Moral Hazard, Buy-Backs and the Debt Crisis. In (pp. 164-77) Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed (1992). Reforming the Soviet Economy: The Macroeconomics of Perestroika and Military Conversion. In (pp. 46-60)
  • S.M. Murshed & E. Elgar (1991). The Economics of Perestroik. In (pp. 269-279)
  • S.M. Murshed & J.L. Ford (1990). A Macroeconomic Model of East-West Interaction:Trade, Technology, Economic Welfare, Government Policies and Perestroika. In (pp. 184-217) Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed, J.L. Ford & J. Maharaj (1990). Devaluation, Demand and Supply Disturbances in a Macroeconomic Model of a Mineral Exporting LDC. In (pp. 152-183) Edward Elgar
  • S.M. Murshed (1990). Stabilization Policy, Commercial Policy and Debt in a North-South Framework, in G. Bird (ed), The International Financial Regime. In (pp. 67-90) London: Academic Pres
  • S.M. Murshed (2014). A Fresh Perspective on Economics and Equity. In D Foeken, T Dietz & L de Haan (Eds.), Development and Equity: An Interdisciplinary Exploration by Ten Scholars from Africa, Asia and Latin America (pp. 13-27). Leiden: Brill
  • S.M. Murshed (2013). Inequality Does Cause Conflict. (blog). United States Institute for Peace, International Network for Economics and Conflict (INEC). (available: 4 Nov 2013).
  • S.M. Murshed & D. Mamoon (2013). Education for Equality. (blog). The Broker Online. (available: 27 Nov 2013).
  • S.M. Murshed (2013). The role of inequality in rebellion and revolt. (blog). The Broker. (available: 5 Feb 2013).
  • S.M. Murshed (2012). Give War a Chance: All out War in the Case of Colombia and Sri Lanka. Second annual conference on Conflict and Security: Birmingham (2012, september 17 - 2012, september 18).
  • S.M. Murshed, J. Cameron & M. Badiuzzaman (2012). Household Decision-making under the Shadow of Violence in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. Advancing the Scientific Study of Conflict and Cooperation Alternative Perspectives from the UK and Japan: Colchester (2012, maart 20 - 2012, maart 21).
  • S.M. Murshed (2011). Panellist on the MICROCON Project Conference. The MICROCON Project Conference: Brighton (2011, juni 30 - 2011, juli 1).
  • S.M. Murshed, M. Badiuzzaman & J. Cameron (2011). Household Decision-making under Threat of Violence: A Micro Level Study in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. International Peace Science Association Conference: Amsterdam (2011, juni 27 - 2011, juni 29).
  • S.M. Murshed (2011). New Directions in Conflict Research. Conference on Just War: Theory and Practice: TU Delft (2011, september 24 - 2011, september 26).
  • S.M. Murshed (2011). On New Perspectives on Conflict and Security: Understanding Civil War and Intrastate Conflict, University of Birmingham, 11-12th. New Perspectives on Conflict and Security: Understanding Civil War and Intrastate Conflict: University of Birmingham (2011, juli 11 - 2011, juli 12).
  • S.M. Murshed (2011, december 19). On the Scarcity of Critical Materials. Het Trippenhuis, Amsterdam, KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy for Arts and Sciences) Symposium on the Scarcity of Critical Materials.
  • S.M. Murshed, M. Badiuzzaman & J. Cameron (2011). Household Decision-making under Threat of Violence: A Micro Level Study in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. UNU/WIDER Conference on Poverty and Behavioural Economics: Helsinki, Finland (2011, september 1 - 2011, september 2).
  • S.M. Murshed (2010, april 19). On Asian Development Outlook 2010. Ministry of Foreign affairs, The Hague, The Netherlands, The launch of the Asian Development Outlook 2010.
  • S.M. Murshed (2011, juni 9). On the Resource Curse, Growth and Conflict. The International School of Humanities and Social Sciences (ISHSS), University of Amsterdam, Invited lecture.
  • S.M. Murshed (2011, juni 20). On Identity and Conflict. The DIW Institute, Berlin, Seminar on Identity and Conflict.
  • S.M. Murshed (2011, september 22). New Directions in Conflict Research. ISS, Den Haag, Lustrum of Chair in the Economics of Peace and Conflict.
  • S.M. Murshed (2011, december 7). On Human Rights. Kashmir Centre, Brussels, Human Rights Day.
  • S.M. Murshed (2011). Panellist and discussant at the Tracking Development Conference. Tracking Development Conference: Den Haag (2011, december 12 - 2011, december 14).
  • S.M. Murshed (2011, mei 4). Global Discourse on Kashmir : the EU's possible role. The European Parliament, Brussels, 3rd-4th May 2011, The 5th Global Discourse on Kashmir.
  • S.M. Murshed (2010, juni 11). The Salience of Conflict for Economic (Under) Development. University of Western Sydney, The Australasian Development Economics Workshop (ADEW).
  • S.M. Murshed (2010, april 7). on the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. The Hague, The Netherlands, the commemoration of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.
  • S.M. Murshed (2010, april 16). on Conflict. Brussels, Belgium, Conference on Developing Peace.
  • S.M. Murshed (2010, augustus 8). The South at the Crossroads of Change. The Bangladesh Bank, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Invited lecture at the Bangladesh Bank.
  • S.M. Murshed (2010, juni 2). India-Pakistan Trade and Conflict. The European Centre for Journalism (EJC), Brussels, India-Pakistan Trade and Conflict.
  • S.M. Murshed (2010). On Natural Resources and Conflict. Workshop on the NWO sponsored CoCOON project meeting, ISS: The Hague, The Netherlands (2010, februari 23).
  • S.M. Murshed (2010, juli 7). On Trade and Conflict. The EU-Kashmir Centre, Brussels, Seminar on Kashmir.
  • S.M. Murshed (2010, maart 16). On Islamophobia. University of Nijmegen, the Muslim Students Association (MSV).
  • S.M. Murshed (2010). On Identity and Conflict. CERES conference: ISS, The Hague, The Netherlands (2010, juni 23).
  • S.M. Murshed (2010). On UNU-WIDER¿s Triple Crisis. UNU-WIDER’s Triple Crisis Conference: Helsinki (2010, mei 13 - 2010, mei 15).
  • S.M. Murshed & S. Pavan (2010). Identity and Islamic Radicalization in Western Europe. Brunel/LSE Workshop on Recruitment and Radicalization in Violence: (2010, februari 4).
  • S.M. Murshed (2008). Paper presented during the MICROCON Workshop. MICROCON Workshop: Kjustendil, Bulgaria (2008, juni 19 - 2008, juni 20).
  • S.M. Murshed (2008). What Turns a Blessing into a Curse? The Political Economy of Natural Resource Abundance. the Annual Conference of PIDE/PDSE: Islamabad (2008, maart 12 - 2008, maart 14).
  • S.M. Murshed & D. Mamoon (2008). On the Conflict Mitigating Effects of Trade: The India-Pakistan Case. Conference on "The Causes and Consequences of Conflict": Berlin (2008, maart 28 - 2008, maart 29).
  • S.M. Murshed (2008). Indicators of Potential Conflict. (Policy Briefing 1, February 2008, www.microconflict.eu.). (Extern rapport). Brighton: MICROCON - A Micro Level Analysis of Violent Conflict Institute of Development Studies

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