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Oil-dependence and civil conflict in Nigeria

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This paper examines oil-dependence and civil conflict in Nigeria focusing on the economic dynamics of resource-induced conflicts. It identifies two dimensions to oil-related civil conflict in the country. The first is the violent rent-seeking political violence that oil-availability generates between the various ethno-regional groups; the second is the Niger Delta crisis. The former is linked to excessive government dependence on oil revenues, an institutionally unstable revenue allocation sy...

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Published
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Not peer reviewed
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Author's Original

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Institution:
"University of Benin, Nigeria"
Department:
Department of Economics and Statistics
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Funding agency for:
Aderoju Oyefusi
Series:
CSAE working paper series
Publication date:
2007-01-01
URN:
uuid:9d1293be-42b6-4c4d-95b8-cec9548fb90e
Local pid:
ora:2590

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