Ross, Michael, 1961-

The oil curse : how petroleum wealth shapes the development of nations / Michael L. Ross. - Princeton : Princeton University Press, c.2012. - xxi, 289 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The paradoxical wealth of nations ; Apprendix: A note on methods and measurements -- The trouble with oil revenues -- More petroleum, less democracy ; Appendix: A statistical anaysis of oil and democracy -- Petroleum perpetuates patriarchy ; Appendix; a statistical analysis of oil and the status of women -- Oil-based violences ; Appendix: A statsitcal analysis of oil and civil conflcit -- Oil, economic growth, and political instituions --Good news and bad news about oil.

9780691145457 (hardback)


Petroleum industry and trade--Government policy--Developing countries.
Revenue--Developing countries.
Petroleum products--Prices.
Women--Social conditions.--Developing countries
Natural resources--Developing countries.
Civil war--Developing countries.

Developing countries--Economic policy.

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