February 28 2013

FEEM Re3: "The Relationships between Oil and Autocracy: Beyond the First Law of Petropolitics"

Is there a causal relationship between oil prices and autocracy? In this article Daniele Atzori, senior researcher at FEEM Milan and Editorial Team Coordinator of AGI's magazine "Papers of Dialogue - Awraq al Hiwar", argues the importance of going beyond deterministic formulations to investigate this relationship, and to use the analytical tools provided by the Rentier State Theory to gain a better understanding of the Arab uprisings and their aftermath.

Review of Environment, Energy and Economics - Re3

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