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Oil's Power Players (Jeff Colgan mentioned)

June 10, 2019 Foreign Policy

Associate Professor Jeff Colgan is mentioned in an article on national oil companies. "Jeff Colgan, a prominent scholar on the topic, has found that oil is a leading cause of war and can exacerbate conflict in multiple ways."

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The Liberal Order is Rigged (Jeff Colgan featured)

January 23, 2019 IIEA

In an address to The Institute of International European Affairs, Associate Professor Jeff Colgan "argues that the liberal order, though successful in many ways, has become self-defeating – in part by contributing to a deepening economic inequality and the politics of outrage that follow from it."

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Saudi Oil (interview with Jeff Colgan)

November 28, 2018 KTRS 550AM

Associate Professor Jeff Colgan joined St. Louis' KTRS After Show to discuss the impact of oil and the United States' reliance on Saudi oil. 

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Saudi Arabia hinted at a U.S. oil embargo. It's not 1973. (written by Jeff Colgan)

October 16, 2018 The Washington Post

Associate Professor Jeff Colgan in The Washington Post, "The United States could live without Saudi Arabia, but it would be costly. A positive relationship between Washington and Riyadh can help minimize interstate conflict in the Middle East — and keep a lid on volatility in global oil markets." 

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The Market is Valuing Climate Risk All Wrong (written by Jeff Colgan)

July 6, 2018 Global Policy Journal

Jeff Colgan in Global Policy Journal, "At the moment, property values and stock prices generally seem unaffected by the prospect of climate change, which generates a comforting illusion that our current trajectory is sustainable. But the idea that that markets rapidly update prices with all available information – an idea for which Eugene Fama won a Nobel Prize in 2013 – relies on a strict set of assumptions. In a world of climate change, those assumptions bear re-examination."

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