Our research suggests that COVID-19 will significantly increase the risk of civil conflict in African countries. We estimate this effect will, in turn, have negative global repercussions via international trade losses.
Mar 3, 2023
Catherine Galley is an analyst at the RAND Corporation. Working primarily for RAND Europe in the areas of defence and security, she has experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods, including literature reviews, interviews, statistical analysis, data visualisation and machine learning techniques. Galley has worked on a variety of projects at RAND Europe, including emerging technology, defence personnel and human rights. She completed her M.Litt. in terrorism and political violence at the University of St. Andrews. Galley also holds a B.Sc. in politics and international relations from the University of Exeter.
Johnson, Grant, Sean M. Zeigler, Marco Hafner, and Catherine Galley, Quantifying the link between COVID-19, conflict risk, and the global economy, RAND Corporation (RR-A2302-1), 2023