The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations

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Illustrations
1.1.Foreign direct investment in extractive industries, 20079
1.2.The number and income of oil-producing states, 1960–200610
1.3.Incomes of new oil producers, 1857–201519
2.1.Size of the Nigerian government, 1950–198428
2.2.Oil and the size of government29
2.3.Government size in selected oil and non-oil states30
2.4.Petroleum in the economy and government, 200732
2.5.Oil prices and oil rents in selected countries, 200836
2.6.Government expropriation of oil companies, 1960–199338
2.7.Capital-to-labor ratios in major industries46
2.8.Price of a barrel of oil, 1861–200951
2.9.US petroleum production and consumption, 1947–200753
2.10.Proved oil reserves, 200555
2.11.Government revenues in Iran and Egypt, 1970–200958
3.1.Number of democracies and autocracies, 1960–200865
3.2.Oil and transitions to democracy, 1960–200673
3.3.Number of oil-producing democracies and autocracies, 1960–200876
3.4.Democracy levels over time, 1960–200477
3.5.Government spending-to-revenue ratios in autocracies, 1970–200878
3.6.Oil income and gasoline prices, 200679
3.7.Oil and budget transparency in autocracies, 200881
3.8.Oil and democracy in the USSR and Russia, 1960–200791
4.1.How oil production can affect the status of women118
4.2.Women in the labor force by region, 1993–2002120
4.3.Women in parliament by region, 2002121
4.4.Oil and female labor force participation in the Middle East, 1993–2002124
4.5.Oil and female suffrage in the Middle East, 1940–2010125
4.6.Oil and female parliamentary seats in the Middle East, 2002126
4.7.Wages for textile workers in Tunisia and Algeria, 1987–1991131
5.1.Oil and civil wars in low- and middle-income countries, 1960–2006155

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Tables xi
  • Preface xiii
  • Abbreviations xvii
  • Country Abbreviations xix
  • Chapter One - The Paradoxical Wealth of Nations 1
  • Chapter Two - The Trouble with Oil Revenues 27
  • Chapter Three - More Petroleum, Less Democracy 63
  • Chapter Four - Petroleum Perpetuates Patriarchy 111
  • Chapter Five - Oil-Based Violence 145
  • Chapter Six - Oil, Economic Growth, and Political Institutions 189
  • Chapter Seven - Good News and Bad News about Oil 223
  • References 255
  • Index 281
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