A Diamond Curse?

@article{Lujala2005ADC,
  title={A Diamond Curse?},
  author={P{\"a}ivi Lujala and Nils Petter Gleditsch and Elisabeth A. Gilmore},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  year={2005},
  volume={49},
  pages={538 - 562}
}
While territory, oil, and water are frequently mentioned as resources likely to promote interstate conflict, diamonds have emerged as a prominent factor in explanations of civil war. In this article, the authors report on a new database on diamond deposits and production and analyze the relationship between diamonds and armed conflict incidence. They find a strong bivariate relationship between diamonds (particularly secondary diamonds) and the onset of civil war. Adding diamond dummies to… 

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