Viola Lucas / Thomas Richter

State Hydrocarbon Rents, Authoritarian Survival and the Onset of Democracy: Evidence from a New Dataset

Research & Politics | 2016

  • Energy Research and Social Science | 09/2022

    Whither Rentierism Following the 2014 Oil Price Decline: Trajectories of Policy Adjustment in the Arab Gulf

    This paper looks at key trajectories of policy adjustment across member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)—a region shaped by state-controlled income from exporting hydrocarbons—since 2014, the year in which the price of crude oil dropped significantly.


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