Natural resources and income inequality: The role of ethnic divisions
AbstractWe hypothesize that natural resources raise income inequality in ethnically polarized societies, but reduce income inequality in ethnically homogenous societies; and we present empirical evidence in support of this hypothesis.
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Volume (Year): 107 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
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Natural resources Inequality Ethnic polarization Resource curse;
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- Ruikand Marcus Fum & Roland Hodler, 2009. "Natural Resources and Income Equality: the role of Ethnic divisions," OxCarre Working Papers 023, Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies, University of Oxford.
- D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
- O1 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
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