Measuring Mirco- and Macro-Economic Cost of Violent Extremism

This study provides primary research on the economic cost and impact of violent extremism by looking at the economic cost of violent extremism focusing on 18 African countries. It examines the impacts of attacks on infrastructure and physical damage, formal and informal economies as well as the impact of ‘security spending’ on development processes.

Geographical Scope: Regional

Region: UNDP Africa

Theme of Research: Economics and Employment

Year Published: 2020

Responsible Entity: UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa