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Natural Resources, Conflict and Growth Nexus

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  • Shahida Wizarat

    (Director Research, Chief Editor Pakistan Business Review & HOD Economics, Institute of Business Management (IOBM))

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Using panel data and GMM estimators we find that conflict and less developed countries (LDCs) natural resources have a positive and significant impact on GDP in the developed countries (DCs), while the lagged value of the conflict coefficient has a negative and significant impact on GDP in the LDCs for the period 1980-2006. In the conflict model using panel data and GMM estimates on oil, gas and coal production in the LDCs have a profound impact on world conflict.

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  • Shahida Wizarat, 2013. "Natural Resources, Conflict and Growth Nexus," Asian Economic and Financial Review, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 3(8), pages 1063-1082, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:asi:aeafrj:2013:p:1063-1082
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    1. Eregha, P.B. & Mesagan, Ekundayo Peter, 2016. "Oil resource abundance, institutions and growth: Evidence from oil producing African countries," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 38(3), pages 603-619.

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