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Published: 28 June 2001

356 Pages | numerous figures and tables


ISBN: 9780199246885

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Resource Abundance and Economic Development

Edited by R. M. Auty

WIDER Studies in Development Economics

  • Provides a comprehensive explanation of the 'resource curse'
  • Develops two basic models to explain the divergent development trajectories of resource-poor and resource-rich developing countries
  • Demonstrates how policies for economic reform in both developing market economies and transition economies must be adapted to reflect endowments of natural and social capital

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