• Oil and political survival 

      Andersen, Jørgen Juel; Aslaksen, Silje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Political economy theories on the natural resource curse predict that natural resource wealth is a determining factor for the length of time political leaderships remain in o¢ ce. Whether resource wealth leads to longer ...
    • The big oil change: a closer look at the Haber-Menaldo analysis 

      Andersen, Jørgen Juel; Ross, Michael L. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      The claim that oil wealth tends to block democratic transitions has recently been challenged by Haber and Menaldo, who use historical data going back to 1800 and conclude there is no “resource curse.” We revisit their data ...