A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars

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 incentives for war in the presence of limited commitment. We show that a key parameter determining the incentives fo...

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Volume: 127
Main Author: Tsyvinski, Aleh
Acemoglu, Daron
Golosov, Mikhail
Yared, Pierre
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford University Press 2012
published in: The Quarterly Journal of Economics Vol. 127; no. 1; pp. 283 - 331
Data of publication: 2012
Series: The Quarterly Journal of Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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