An artificial scarcity is a purported, or false, scarcity of items where there are no real scarcities
The final is the impact of governmental interventions on the market equilibrium prices through regulations and creating artificial scarcities
While it is important to understand the nature of these scarcities
, their causes, and their cures, our main emphasis in this article rests upon what comes after the period of scarcity.
What is special about religion-connected violence is that the scarcities
are not in tangible goods.
The amount of fresh water in the world remains constant, but its uneven distribution, along with rising demand, is creating increasing scarcities
In a postmodern and more ecological period it has become clearer that socially induced "indiscrete" desire has failed to transcend static or discrete habits of want; which is as much to say that indiscrete scarcity shows itself capable of generating new and unforeseen discrete scarcities
While he argues that resource scarcities
can cause violent intrastate conflict under unfavorable conditions, he believes that such scarcities
are less likely to cause interstate conflict.