Posts by Haroun Rahimi

To Sue or Not to Sue: How Afghan Merchants Strategically Choose to Use or Avoid Courts

Dr. Haroun Rahimi This article explores how and why Afghan merchants choose to use courts or informal dispute resolution methods. It goes beyond the common corruption and inefficiency arguments, which maintain that Afghans do not use courts because they are corrupt and inefficient. It leverages rich, original data on variation of dispute resolution practices across…

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