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Natural resources and the spread of HIV/AIDS: curse or blessing?

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This paper answers two questions: “What impact have natural resources had on the spread of the HIV epidemic so far?” and “What role can natural resource rents play in order to finance the long-run response to HIV/AIDS?” Using a panel dataset covering 137 countries from 1990 until 2008, de Soysa and Gizelis (2013) provided evidence in Social Science & Medicine that oil-rich countries are more deeply affected by the HIV and TB epidemics. They concluded that government of resource...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Pre-print

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10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.09.023

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Economics, CSAE
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Science and Medicine Journal website
Volume:
150
Pages:
271-278
Publication date:
2015-09-18
Acceptance date:
2015-09-14
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EISSN:
0277-9536
ISSN:
0277-9536
Pubs id:
pubs:514864
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uri:a30760a2-a12e-4af0-b68f-e9d250e67f1b
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uuid:a30760a2-a12e-4af0-b68f-e9d250e67f1b
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pubs:514864

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