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This Draft: February 10, 2013. This paper is a chapter from my PhD thesis in international economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. It would not have been possible without the helpful corporation of Cyrus Samii at New York University. I would like to thank him for sharing the conflict data, for detailed discussions on the Burundian conflict and the joint effort of collecting data for the identification strategy. Further I am grateful to the World Bank and the SEP-CNLS Burundi for granting access to the 2007 National Serological Household Survey. I received comments from Erwin Bulte at Wageningen University, two anonymous referees, as well as from seminar participants at the the Graduate Institute, Geneva, which have all – in large or more modest ways – helped me gain insights into the topic. All views in this paper and remaining errors are mine.