Realists do share certain assumptions and are often treated as a group, but such a broad grouping obscures systematic divisions within realist theory. In this article the author argues that realism can be split into two competing branches by revealing latent d...

The article is an examination and survey of literature on political economy of low growth despite of an abundant resource, which is called resource curse. The author tackles the issue in three parts. In the first part, he reviews the economic explanations of r...