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A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars

Daron Acemoglu, Mikhail Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski and Pierre Yared.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 16983 words.

We develop a dynamic theory of resource wars and study the conditions under which such wars can be prevented. Our focus is on the interaction between the scarcity of resources and the...

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Global Arms Trade and Oil Dependence*

Vincenzo Bove, Claudio Deiana and Roberto Nistic�.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 11709 words.

Abstract

We investigate how oil dependence affects the trade of weapons between countries. We argue that oil-dependent economies have incentives to transfer...

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Road Network Upgrading and Overland Trade Expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa

Piet Buys, Uwe Deichmann and David Wheeler.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 9736 words.

Recent research suggests that poor economic integration and isolation from regional and international markets have contributed significantly to poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. Poor transport...

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