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Has Unconventional Oil & Gas Development in the Texas Permian Basin Created a Subnational Resource Curse?

Gabriel Collins

Has Unconventional Oil & Gas Development in the Texas Permian Basin Created a Subnational Resource Curse?.

This is the first analysis focused specifically on whether subnational resource curse dynamics seen in other oil-rich locales (1) apply to the Permian Basin and if so, to what extent, and (2) compensatory policy steps.