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The Cutting Edge

A series reporting on important new findings published in leading social science journals

Algeria, Ecuador, and OPEC

Algeria and Ecuador – OPEC Membership Motivation Following the Baghdad Conference in September 1960, the governments of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and …

Gabon, Indonesia, and OPEC

Gabon and Indonesia – OPEC Membership Motivation In 2009, Indonesia left The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.  Earlier this year (2016), …