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The Oil Curse : How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations
The Oil Curse : How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations
Publisher : Princeton Univ Pr
Published Date : 2012/02
Binding : Hardcover
ISBN : 9780691145457

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Source: ENG
Place of Publication: United States
Academic Level: Graduate
Choice Outstanding Books - 2012
Choice Reviews 2012 September
Chronicle Of Higher Education - March 2012, Issue 2

Countries that are rich in petroleum have less democracy, less economic stability, and more frequent civil wars than countries without oil. What explains this oil curse? And can it be fixed? In this groundbreaking analysis, Michael L. Ross looks at how developing nations are shaped by their mineral wealth - and how they can turn oil from a curse into a blessing. Ross traces the oil curse to the upheaval of the 1970s, when oil prices soared and governments across the developing world seized control of their countries' oil industries. Before nationalization, the oil-rich countries looked much like the rest of the world; today, they are 50 percent more likely to be ruled by autocrats - and twice as likely to descend into civil war - than countries without oil. "The Oil Curse" shows why oil wealth typically creates less economic growth than it should; why it produces jobs for men but not women; and why it creates more problems in poor states than in rich ones. It also warns that the global thirst for petroleum is causing companies to drill in increasingly poor nations, which could further spread the oil curse.This landmark book explains why good geology often leads to bad governance, and how this can be changed.

List of Illustrations ix List of Tables xi Preface xiii Abbreviations xvii Country Abbreviations xix Chapter One: The Paradoxical Wealth of Nations 1 Appendix 1.1 A Note on Methods and Measurements 14 Chapter Two: The Trouble with Oil Revenues 27 Chapter Three: More Petroleum, Less Democracy 63 Appendix 3.1 A Statistical Analysis of Oil and Democracy 93 Chapter Four: Petroleum Perpetuates Patriarchy 111 Appendix 4.1 A Statistical Analysis of Oil and the Status of Women 132 Chapter Five: Oil-Based Violence 145 Appendix 5.1 A Statistical Analysis of Oil and Civil Conflict 178 Chapter Six: Oil, Economic Growth, and Political Institutions 189 Chapter Seven: Good News and Bad News about Oil 223 References 255 Index 281Radiation Transport 4 1.3 Modeling in Sports 6 1.4 Ecological Models 8 1.5 Modeling a Web Surfer and Google 11 1.5.1 The Vector Space Model 11 1.5.2 Googles PageRank 13 1.6 Chapter 1 Exercises 14 Chapter 2: BASIC OPERATIONS WITH MATLAB 19 2.1 Launching MATLAB 19 2.2 Vectors 20 2.3 Getting Help 22 2.4 Matrices 23 2.5 Creating and Running .m Files 24 2.6 Comments 25 2.7 Plotting 25 2.8 Creating Your Own Functions 27 2.9 Printing 28 2.10 More Loops and Conditionals 29 2.11 Clearing Variables 31 2.12 Logging Your Session 31 2.13 More Advanced Commands 31 2.14 Chapter 2 Exercises 32 Chapter 3: MONTE CARLO METHODS 41 3.1 A Mathematical Game of Cards 41 3.1.1 The Odds in Texas Holdem 42 3.2 Basic Statistics 46 3.2.1 Discrete Random Variables 48 3.2.2 Continuous Random Variables 51 3.2.3 The Central Limit Theorem 53 3.3 Monte Carlo Integration 56 3.3.1 Buffons Needle 56 3.3.2 Estimating p 58 3.3.3 Another Example of Monte Carlo Integration 60 3.4 Monte Carlo Simulation of Web Surfing 64 3.5 Chapter 3 Exercises 67 Chapter 4: SOLUTION OF A SINGLE NONLINEAR EQUATION IN ONE UNKNOWN 71 4.1 Bisection 75 4.2 Taylors Theorem 80 4.3 Newtons Method 83 4.4 Quasi-Newton Methods 89 4.4.1 Avoiding Derivatives 89 4.4.2 Constant Slope Method 89 4.4.3 Secant Method 90 4.5 Analysis of Fixed Point Methods 93 4.6 Fractals, Julia Sets, and Mandelbrot Sets 98 4.7 Chapter 4 Exercises 102 Chapter 5: FLOATING-POINT ARITHMETIC 107 5.1 Costly Disasters Caused by Rounding Errors 108 5.2 Binary Representation and Base 2 Arithmetic 110 5.3 Floating-Point Representation 112 5.4 IEEE Floating-Point Arithmetic 114 5.5 Rounding 116 5.6 Correctly Rounded Floating-Point Operations 118 5.7 Exceptions 119 5.8 Chapter 5 Exercises 120 Chapter 6: CONDITIONING OF PROBLEMS; STABILITY OF ALGORITHMS 124 6.1 Conditioning of Problems 125 6.2 Stability of Algorithms 126 6.3 Chapter 6 Exercises 129 Chapter 7: DIRECT METHODS FOR SOLVING LINEAR SYSTEMS AND LEAST SQUARES PROBLEMS 131 7.1 Review of Matrix Multiplication 132 7.2 Gaussian Elimination 133 7.2.1 Operation Counts 137 7.2.2 LU Factorization 139 7.2.3 Pivoting 141 7.2.4 Banded Matrices and Matrices for Which Pivoting Is Not Required 144 7.2.5 Implementation Considerations for High Performance 148 7.3 Other Methods for Solving Ax = b 151 7.4 Conditioning of Linear Systems 154 7.4.1 Norms 154 7.4.2 Sensitivity of Solutions of Linear Systems 158 7.5 Stability of Gaussian Elimination with Partial Pivoting 164 7.6 Least Squares Problems 166 7.6.1 The Normal Equations 167 7.6.2 QR Decomposition 168 7.6.3 Fitting Polynomials to Data 171 7.7 Chapter 7 Exercises 175 Chapter 8: POLYNOMIAL AND PIECEWISE POLYNOMIAL INTERPOLATION 181 8.1 The Vandermonde System 181 8.2 The Lagrange Form of the Interpolation Polynomial 181 8.3 The Newton Form of the Interpolation Polynomial 185 8.3.1 Divided Differences 187 8.4 The Error in Polynomial Interpolation 190 8.5 Interpolation at Chebyshev Points and chebfun 192 8.6 Piecewise Polynomial Interpolation 197 8.6.1 Piecewise Cubic Hermite Interpolation 200 8.6.2 Cubic Spline Interpolation 201 8.7 Some Applications 204 8.8 Chapter 8 Exercises 206 Chapter 9: NUMERICAL DIFFERENTIATION AND RICHARDSON EXTRAPOLATION 212 9.1 Numerical Differentiation 213 9.2 Richardson Extrapolation 221 9.3 Chapter 9 Exercises 225 Chapter 10: NUMERICAL INTEGRATION 227 10.1 Newton-Cotes Formulas 227 10.2 Formulas Based on Piecewise Polynomial Interpolation 232 10.3 Gauss Quadrature 234 10.3.1 Orthogonal Polynomials 236 10.4 Clenshaw-Curtis Quadrature 240 10.5 Romberg Integration 242 10.6 Periodic Functions and the Euler-Maclaurin Formula 243 10.7 Singularities 247 10.8 Chapter 10 Exercises 248 Chapter 11: NUMERICAL SOLUTION OF THE INITIAL VALUE PROBLEM FOR ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 251 11.1 Existence and Uniqueness of Solutions 253 11.2 One-Step Methods 257 11.2.1 Eulers Method 257 11.2.2 Higher-Order Methods Based on Taylor Series 262 11.2.3 Midpoint Method 262 11.2.4 Methods Based on Quadrature Formulas 264 11.2.5 Classical Fourth-Order Runge-Kutta and Runge-Kutta-Fehlberg Methods 265 11.2.6 An Example Using MATLABs ODE Solver 267 11.2.7 Analysis of One-Step Methods 270 11.2.8 Practical Implementation Considerations 272 11.2.9 Systems of Equations 274 11.3 Multistep Methods 275 11.3.1 Adams-Bashforth and Adams-Moulton Methods 275 11.3.2 General Linear m-Step Methods 277 11.3.3 Linear Difference Equations 280 11.3.4 The Dahlquist Equivalence Theorem 283 11.4 Stiff Equations 284 11.4.1 Absolute Stability 285 11.4.2 Backward Differentiation Formulas (BDF Methods) 289 11.4.3 Implicit Runge-Kutta (IRK) Methods 290 11.5 Solving Systems of Nonlinear Equations in Implicit Methods 291 11.5.1 Fixed Point Iteration 292 11.5.2 Newtons Method 293 11.6 Chapter 11 Exercises 295 Chapter 12: MORE NUMERICAL LINEAR ALGEBRA: EIGENVALUES AND ITERATIVE METHODS FOR SOLVING LINEAR SYSTEMS 300 12.1 Eigenvalue Problems 300 12.1.1 The Power Method for Computing the Largest Eigenpair 310 12.1.2 Inverse Iteration 313 12.1.3 Rayleigh Quotient Iteration 315 12.1.4 The QR Algorithm 316 12.1.5 Googles PageRank 320 12.2 Iterative Methods for Solving Linear Systems 327 12.2.1 Basic Iterative Methods for Solving Linear Systems 327 12.2.2 Simple Iteration 328 12.2.3 Analysis of Convergence 332 12.2.4 The Conjugate Gradient Algorithm 336 12.2.5 Methods for Nonsymmetric Linear Systems 334 12.3 Chapter 12 Exercises 345 Chapter 13: NUMERICAL SOLUTION OF TWO-POINT BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS 350 13.1 An Application: Steady-State Temperature Distribution 350 13.2 Finite Difference Methods 352 13.2.1 Accuracy 354 13.2.2 More General Equations and Boundary Conditions 360 13.3 Finite Element Methods 365 13.3.1 Accuracy 372 13.4 Spectral Methods 374 13.5 Chapter 13 Exercises 376 Chapter 14: NUMERICAL SOLUTION OF PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 379 14.1 Elliptic Equations 381 14.1.1 Finite Difference Methods 381 14.1.2 Finite Element Methods 386 14.2 Parabolic Equations 388 14.2.1 Semidiscretization and the Method of Lines 389 14.2.2 Discretization in Time 389 14.3 Separation of Variables 396 14.3.1 Separation of Variables for Difference Equations 400 14.4 Hyperbolic Equations 402 14.4.1 Characteristics 402 14.4.2 Systems of Hyperbolic Equations 403 14.4.3 Boundary Conditions 404 14.4.4 Finite Difference Methods 404 14.5 Fast Methods for Poissons Equation 409 14.5.1 The Fast Fourier Transform 411 14.6 Multigrid Methods 414 14.7 Chapter 14 Exercises 418 APPENDIX A REVIEW OF LINEAR ALGEBRA 421 A.1 Vectors and Vector Spaces 421 A.2 Linear Independence and Dependence 422 A.3 Span of a Set of Vectors; Bases and Coordinates; Dimension of a Vector Space 423 A.4 The Dot Product; Orthogonal and Orthonormal Sets; the Gram-Schmidt Algorithm 423 A.5 Matrices and Linear Equations 425 A.6 Existence and Uniqueness of Solutions; the Inverse; Conditions for Invertibility 427 A.7 Linear Transformations; the Matrix of a Linear Transformation 431 A.8 Similarity Transformations; Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors 432 APPENDIX B TAYLORS THEOREM IN MULTIDIMENSIONS 436 References 439 Index 445Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE (MANOVA) What Will This Chapter Tell Me? When To Use MANOVA Introduction: Similarities And Differences To ANOVA Theory Of MANOVA Practical Issues When Conducting MANOVA MANOVA On SPSS Output From MANOVA Reporting Results From MANOVA Following Up MANOVA With Discriminant Analysis Output From The Discriminant Analysis Reporting Results From Discriminant Analysis Some Final Remarks What To Do When Assumptions Are Violated In MANOVA What Have I Discovered About Statistics? Key Terms That I've Discovered Smart Alex's Tasks Further Reading Interesting Real Research EXPLORATORY FACTOR ANALYSIS What Will This Chapter Tell Me? When To Use Factor Analysis Factors Discovering FactorsIndustrial Pricing to Meet Customer Needs - B.P. Shapiro and B.B. Jackson B2B Marketing Communications Communications and Industrial Selling - T. Levitt The Power of Emotion: Brand communication in business to business markets - J. Lynch and L. de Chernatony Communication Strategies in Marketing Channels: A theoretical perspective - J. Mohr and J.R. Nevin The Role of Communication in Business Relationships and Networks - R. Olkkonen, H. Tikkanen and K. Alajoutsijarvi Personal Selling and B2B Sales Management The Role of Social and Self-Conscious Emotions in the Regulation of Business-to-Business Relationships in Salesperson-Customer Interactions - R.P. Bagozzi The Determinants of Salesperson Performance: A meta-analysis - G.A. Churchill, N.M. Ford, S. Hartley and O.C. Walker From Key account Selling to Key Account Management - T. Millman and K. Wilson The Mediating Role of Sales Behaviors: An alternative perspective on sales performance and effectiveness - R.E. Plank and D.A. Reid Managing Key Business-to-Business Relationships: What marketing can learn from supply chain management - L.J. Ryals and A.S. Humphries Information Technology and B2B Marketing Internet Usage within B2B Relationships and its Impact on Value Creation: A conceptual model and research propositions - D.E. Boyd and R.E. Spekman Business to Business Marketing and the World Wide Web: Planning, managing and assessing websites - J.R. Evans and V.E. King E-Hubs: The new B2B marketplaces - S. Kaplan and M. Sawhney The Antitrust Implications of Electronic Business-to-Business Marketplaces - A.D. Pressey and J.K. AshtonMultiple Choice? Quotes to Remember The Extended Angoff Procedure for Performance Assessment The Judgmental Policy Capturing Approach for Performance Assessment The Dominant Profile Judgment for Performance Assessment Standard Setting Using Item Response Theory What's Really Wrong with Current Approaches to Cut Score Setting Berk's Suggestions and Commentaries Over the Years The Criticality Yardstick Approach Wrap Up Activities Activity #1: Change the Difficulty of an Item Activity #2: Change the Criticality of a Task Activity #3: Replicate a Cut Score Activity #4: Take Your Choice 9. Using Teacher Scores for Continuous Improvement What This Chapter is About Reasons Why We Use the Rasch Model The Classical Approach A Quick Overview of Where Rasch Fits Into the Grand Scheme of IRT Models Rasch: The Basics Getting Started Differences that Item Writers Make Guttman Scaling A Sample Rasch Ruler From Pictures to Numbers The Fit Statistic Gain Scores - Real or Imagined? Ratings and Raters Learning More about Rasch Wrap Up Activities Activity #1: Decision Making Tool for Measurement 10. Legal Integrity What IF?? A Legal Scenario Psychometric Issues and Legal Challenges Legal Issues and Precedents End Note Appendix: Tasks Developed for Florida Alternative Certification Program Glossary References IndexPerspectives on Theory Building - A Gioia and E Pitre Metatriangulations - M W Lewis and A J Grimes Building Theory from Multiple Paradigms Mortality, Reproducibility and the Persistence of Styles of Theory - J Pfeffer Fear and Loathing in Organization Studies - J Van Maanen Who is Afraid of Incommensurability? - B Czarniawska Relativity Without Relativism - C Hardy and S Clegg Reflexivity in Post-Paradigm Organization Studies Theory Construction as Disciplined Reflexivity - K Weick Trade-offs in the 90s PART SIXTEEN: PARADIGMS FOR NEW ORGANIZATION FORMS New Organizational Forms - W V Heydebrand Colossal Immodesties and Hopeful Monsters - P Du Gay Pluralism and Organisational Conduct The Future, Disposable Organizations, and the Rigidities of Imagination - J G March Electronic Communication and Changing Organizational Forms - J Fulk and G DeSanctis Towards the Flexible Form - H W Volberda How to Remain Vital in Hypercompetitive Environments The Coevolution of New Organizational Forms - A Y Lewin, C P Long and T N Carroll Inovative Forms of Organising in Europe and Japan - A Pettigrew, S Massini and T Numagami Management Paradigms for the New Millennium - T Clarke and S Clegg
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