Corpus ID: 18404
Does Oil Hinder Democracy?
Some scholars suggest that the Middle East's oil wealth helps explain its failure to democratize. This article examines three aspects of this "oil impedes democracy" claim. First, is it true? Does…
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21 February 2013
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The Big Oil Change
The claim that oil wealth tends to block democratic transitions has recently been challenged by Haber and Menaldo, who u...
Why do Resource Abundant Countries Have Authoritarian Governments
This article provides a theoretical and empirical investigation of the correlation between resource wealth and authorita...
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