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Sharing oil rents and political violence (English)


This paper investigates how the devolution of oil windfalls affects the likelihood of political violence. It shows that transferring large shares of oil wealth can prevent conflict, while transferring small shares can trigger it. Among the different transfer...  See More +


  • Cordella, Tito; Onder, Harun;
  • 2016/10/19 13:48:04
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS7869
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  • 2016/10/19 13:44:07
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