Rural windfall or a new resource curse ? coca , income , and civil conflict in Colombia

  title={Rural windfall or a new resource curse ? coca , income , and civil conflict in Colombia},
  author={Joshua D. Angrist and Adriana D. Kugler},
Rural Windfall or a New Resource Curse? Coca, Income, and Civil Conflict in Colombia Natural and agricultural resources for which there is a substantial black market, such as coca, opium, and diamonds, appear especially likely to be exploited by the parties to a civil conflict. Even legally traded commodities such as oil and timber have been linked to civil war. On the other hand, these resources may also provide one of the few reliable sources of income in the countryside. In this paper, we… CONTINUE READING
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