Honors Capstone Project
Date of Submission
Professor Chris Rohlfs
Professor Stuart Brown
Capstone Prize Winner
Won Capstone Funding
Economic History | Economics | Other Economics
This paper examines the degree to which armed conflict interrupts oil production, and the effects of these supply shocks on the region-specific oil prices. By measuring the effect of conflict on oil output, I aim to quantify one important and underexamined economic cost of conflict. By examining the effect on oil prices, I hope to provide new empirical evidence on the global demand curve for oil and the substitutability of demand across alternative oil types.
Skomsky, Benjamin, "Measuring the Effect of Conflict on Oil Production and Prices" (2009). Syracuse University Honors Program Capstone Projects. 491.
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