Oil and gas:a blessing for the few. Hydrocarbons and inequality within regions in Russia


Building on earlier work on regional inequality in Russia the article seeks to demonstrate that the regional oil and gas abundance is associated with high within-region inequality. It provides empirical evidence that hydrocarbons represent one of the leading determinants of an increased gap between rich and poor in the producing regions. The discussion focuses on a possible cluster of geographic, economic and political factors underlying the phenomenon.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/09668130902753275
Divisions: Aston Business School > Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship
Aston Business School
Additional Information: This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Buccellato, T., & Mickiewicz, T. (2009). Oil and gas: a blessing for the few. Hydrocarbons and inequality within regions in Russia. Europe-Asia studies, 61(3), 385-407. Europe-Asia studies © 2009 University of Glasgow, Taylor & Francis, available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/09668130902753275
Uncontrolled Keywords: Economics and Econometrics,Geography, Planning and Development,Sociology and Political Science
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2009-05
Authors: Buccellato, Tullio
Mickiewicz, Tomasz ( 0000-0001-5261-5662)



Version: Accepted Version

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