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Natural Resources and Conflict: What We Can Do.

Abstract:

Violent conflict can be catastrophic for developing countries and their neighbours, stunting and even reversing the course of economic growth. Recent World Bank research on the causes of conflict and civil war finds that the countries most likely to be blighted by conflict are those whose economies depend heavily on natural resources. This book looks at the links between resource dependence conflict and then considers what can be done to help reduce the risk of civil war in these nations. Con...

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Author, Editor
Publisher:
World Bank
Pages:
1 - 16
Host title:
Natural resources and violent conflict: Options and actions
Place of publication:
Washington, D.C.
Publication date:
2003-01-01
ISBN:
978-0821355039
Language:
English
UUID:
uuid:1025a3d6-4c88-48a0-9aef-eec417885faa
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:9943
Deposit date:
2011-08-16

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