Natural resources, democracy and corruption

We study how natural resources can feed corruption and how this effect depends on the quality of the democratic institutions. Our game-theoretic model predicts that resource rents lead to an increase in corruption if the quality of the democratic institutions is relatively poor, but not otherwise. W...

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Volume: 54
Main Author: Bhattacharyya, Sambit
Hodler, Roland
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 2010
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Elsevier
published in: European economic review Vol. 54; no. 4; pp. 608 - 621
ORCID: 0000-0001-8402-8243
0000-0001-5932-6943
Data of publication: 2010
ISSN: 0014-2921
1873-572X
EISSN: 1873-572X
Discipline: Economics
Series: European Economic Review
Subjects:
O1
D7
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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