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Published: 07 October 2004

360 Pages | numerous graphs and tables, 2 line drawings


ISBN: 9780199275786

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Resource Abundance and Economic Development

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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