, Volume 49, Issue 3, pp 64–70

Revisiting the Oil Curse

  • Samuel R Schubert
Thematic Section

DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.development.1100291

Cite this article as:
Schubert, S. Development (2006) 49: 64. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1100291
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Conflicts over natural resources


Samuel R. Schubert asks questions about the political and economic scenarios in relation to oil that have led to the expression the ‘oil curse’. He suggests that we need to be careful about the results of oil dependence, and above all be prepared for the fall out when oil resources runs out.


corruption patronage poverty elite revenue economy conflict 

Copyright information

© Society for International Development 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel R Schubert

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations