A Closer Look at Oil, Diamonds, and Civil War

@article{Ross2006ACL,
  title={A Closer Look at Oil, Diamonds, and Civil War},
  author={M. Ross},
  journal={Annual Review of Political Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={265-300}
}
  • M. Ross
  • Published 2006
  • Economics
  • Annual Review of Political Science
▪ Abstract Studies of natural resource wealth and civil war have been hampered by measurement error, endogeneity, lack of robustness, and uncertainty about causal mechanisms. This paper develops new measures and new tests to address these problems. It has four main findings. First, the likelihood of civil war in countries that produce oil, gas, and diamonds rose sharply from the early 1970s to the late 1990s; so did the number of rebel groups that sold contraband to raise money. Second… Expand

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