Ebeke Christian, Omgba Luc Désiré, Laajaj Rachid
Rubrique:Economie et politique de l’énergie
Titre Ouvrage:Oil, governance and the (mis)allocation of talent in developing countries
Édition:Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, 114
Relationship between oil rent and the allocation of talent, toward rent-seeking versus more productive activities, conditional on the quality of institutions ; using a sample of 69 developing countries, the paper demonstrates that oil resources orient university students toward specializations that provide better future access to rents when institutions are weak.