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Oil and civil conflict : can public spending have a mitigation effect ? (English)

This paper explores the conditions under which public spending could minimize violent conflict related to oil wealth. Previous work suggests that oil can lead to violent conflict because it increases the value of the state as a prize or because it undermines the state's bureaucratic penetration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7100 NOV 01, 2014

Singh, Raju Jan; Bodea, Cristina; Higashijima, Masaaki Disclosed

Oil and civil conflict : can public spending have a mitigation effect? (English)

In this paper, the conditions under which the spending patterns of oil resources may mitigate the risk of violent domestic conflict are studied. ... See More +

Working Paper 90253 JAN 01, 2014

Singh, Raju Jan ; Bodea, Cristina ; Higashijima, Masaaki Disclosed

Natural resources, weak states and civil war : can rents stabilize coup prone regimes ? (English)

This paper argues that state weakness is broader than implied previously in the civil war literature, and that particular types of weakness in interaction with natural resources have aggravating or mitigating consequences for the risk of civil war. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6071 MAY 01, 2012

Bodea, Cristina Disclosed

Political violence and economic growth (English)

This paper analyzes the economic growth impact of organized political violence. First, the authors articulate the theoretical underpinnings of the growth impact of political violence in a popular model of growth under uncertainty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4692 AUG 01, 2008

Bodea, Cristina; Elbadawi, Ibrahim A. Disclosed

Riots, coups and civil war : revisiting the greed and grievance debate (English)

The most influential recent work on the determinants of civil wars found the factors associated with the grievance motivation to be largely irrelevant. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4397 NOV 01, 2007

Bodea, Cristina; Elbadawi, Ibrahim A. Disclosed