Resources, conflict, and economic development in Africa

Evidence suggests that natural resources have driven conflict and underdevelopment in modern Africa. We show that this relationship exists primarily when neighboring regions are resource-rich. When neighbors are resource-poor, own resources instead drive economic growth. To motivate the empirical st...

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Volume: 149
Main Author: Adhvaryu, Achyuta
Fenske, James
Khanna, Gaurav
Nyshadham, Anant
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.03.2021
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published in: Journal of development economics Vol. 149; pp. 102598 - 102619
Data of publication: March 2021
ISSN: 0304-3878
1872-6089
EISSN: 1872-6089
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
O13
Q34
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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Web of Science
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