Open to the Public
Time 05:30pm - 07:00pm
Location 19 Washington Square North, New York View map
Countries that are rich in petroleum have less democracy, more conflict, and more economic turmoil than countries without oil. What explains this oil curse? Can it be fixed? And how should it change our understanding of the Middle East and the Arab Spring?
The New Middle East
Michael Ross Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)