Does Oil Cause Ethnic War? Comparing Evidence from Process-tracing with Quantitative Results

  title={Does Oil Cause Ethnic War? Comparing Evidence from Process-tracing with Quantitative Results},
  author={Shiping Tang and Y. Xiong and Hui Li},
  journal={Security Studies},
  pages={359 - 390}
ABSTRACT This article contributes both empirically and methodologically. Empirically, we seek to advance our understanding of an important puzzle: does oil cause ethnic war? Methodologically, we seek to identify more precisely the different weaknesses and strengths of the quantitative approach and case studies with process-tracing by explicitly comparing results from these two approaches on the same empirical question. We thus subject the statistical association between the ethnogeographical… Expand
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