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Published: 23 June 2016

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780190490218

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Oil Booms and Business Busts

Why Resource Wealth Hurts Entrepreneurs in the Developing World

Nimah Mazaheri

  • Offers a new way of thinking about the development challenges of oil-producing countries by looking at how policymakers approach the business environment for private firms and entrepreneurs
  • Discusses the social, political, and economic benefits of business environment reforms for oil-producing countries
  • Combines quantitative analysis with in-depth studies of Iran, India, and Saudi Arabia

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