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Scholarly Publications

Oil and Governance: State-owned Enterprises and the World Energy Supply

January 2012

National oil companies (NOCs) produce most of the world’s oil and natural gas and bankroll governments across the globe.

New Is Not Yet Born: Conflict Resolution in Southern Africa, The

December 1994

In April 1994, black and white South Africans for the first time will vote for a nonracial government.

Main Institution in the Country is Corruption, The: Creating Transparency in Angola

December 2005

The story of how the Angolan government was induced to begin creating checks and balances, from a starting point of massive corruption, is a case study in building institutions from scratch.

Other Publications

Bottom of the Barrel: Africa's Oil Boom and the Poor

June 2003

Oil Boom: Peril or Opportunity?

News

David Victor quoted in "Forging Links to Natural Gas From Abroad" in New York Times

September 2003

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Iraq: Lessons (Not) Learned

January 2005

Larry Diamond writes about hurdles facing nations trying to rebuild or democratize shattered states.

Victor Pulls Back the Curtain; OPEC is No Wizard of the Oil Markets

August 2008

In a climate of extremely volatile energy prices, OPEC is taking directions from the market, not calling the shots. David G.

Events

More Than Humanitarianism: A Strategic U.S. Approach Toward Africa

February 15, 2006

Lyman and Morrison will discuss the Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored Independent Task Force Report on the US and Africa.

Poorly Governed Resource-Dependent States: Policy Options for the New Administration

March 13, 2009

Many resource dependent states have to varying degrees, failed to provide for the welfare of their own populations, could threaten global energy markets, and could pose security risks for the...

The NGO critique of US development policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan

March 11, 2010

Kevin Hartigan is the Regional Director for Asia for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS).  Based in Islamabad.  He oversees 350 staff in Afghanistan and has visited the country approximately 15...

Projects

Implementation of Peace Agreements in Civil Wars

October 2021

Until recently, analysts of civil war focused their attention on the negotiation of peace agreements and paid scant attention to the implementation process.
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Oil Dependent Producer States

Just over a year ago, Professor Thomas Heller, Director of CDDRL's Rule of Law Program, had just launched a new project on oil dependent producer states.
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