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Resource Rents, Governance, and Conflict.

Abstract:

Case studies as well as cross-country studies suggest that countries with an abundance of natural resources are more prone to violent conflict. This collection of articles analyzes the link between natural resources and civil war in a number of different ways. So far the literature falls broadly into two camps. First, in the economics literature the well-documented "resource curse" leads to low-income growth rates and low levels of income. These in turn constitute low opportunity costs for re...

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10.1177/0022002705277551

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Journal:
Journal of Conflict Resolution
Volume:
49
Issue:
4
Publication date:
2005-01-01
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uuid:c441e004-ed0b-40e4-9d14-c8d1910e4a22
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:10849
Language:
English

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