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Institutions and the location of oil exploration

Institutions and the location of oil exploration (2017) (with Torfinn Harding). Revised and resubmit, JEEA. We provide evidence that institutions strongly influence where oil and gas exploration takes place. At national borders, exploration companies drill on the side with better institutional quality two times out of three. To identify the effect of institutions, we utilise a … Continue reading Institutions and the location of oil exploration