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Comprehensive Economic Sanctions

Explore research on the use of comprehensive economic sanctions as a tool to help prevent mass atrocities.

Success Factors

Research indicates that some factors are associated with a greater likelihood of success for each atrocity prevention tool. Below, we list these success factors for Comprehensive Economic Sanctions.

Note: Only success factors supported by two or more research findings are listed below. When research suggests that a factor is associated with lower levels of effectiveness, we list the absence or opposite of that factor. For example, if high-intensity conflicts are associated with lower effectiveness of a tool, we list low-intensity conflicts as a success factor.

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