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Resource abundance and economic development

Author: R M Auty; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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This text explains the disappointing performance of resource-abundant countries by extending the growth accounting framework to include natural and social capital.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Resource abundance and economic development.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(DLC) 2001021138
(OCoLC)45799515
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R M Auty; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 9780191529931 0191529931
OCLC Number: 310958254
Notes: "A study prepared for the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNC/WIDER)."
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 340 p.) : ill.
Contents: Introduction and overview / Richard M. Auty --
Natural resources, capital accumulation, structural change, and welfare / Richard M. Auty and Sampsa Kiiski --
The sustainability of extractive economies / Kirk Hamilton --
Natural resources, human capital, and growth / Nancy Birdsall, Thomas Pinckney and Richard Sabot --
The social foundations of poor economic growth in resource-rich countries / Michael Woolcock, Lant Pritchett and Jonathan Isham --
Natural resources and economic development : the 1870-1914 experience / Ronald Findlay and Mats Lundahl --
Short-run models of contrasting natural resource endowments / S. Mansoob Murshed --
Political economy of resource-abundant states / Richard M. Auty and Alan H. Gelb --
Competitive industrialization with natural resource abundance : Malaysia / Mahani Zainal Abidin --
A growth collapse with diffuse resources : Ghana / Robert Osei --
A growth collapse with point resources : Bolivia / Richard M. Auty and J.L. Evia --
A growth collapse with high rent point resources : Saudi Arabia / Richard M. Auty --
Large resource-abundant countries squander their size advantage : Mexico and Argentina / Richard M. Auty --
Reforming a small resource-rich developing market economy : Costa Rica / Gustavo Barboza and José Cordero --
Growth, capital accumulation, and economic reform in South Africa / Carolyn Jenkins --
Reforming resource-abundant transition economies : Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan / Richard M. Auty --
Reforming a large resource-abundant transition economy : Russia / Anil Markandya and Alina Averchenkova --
A Nordic perspective on natural resource abundance / Thorvaldur Gylfason --
Conclusions : Resource abundance, growth collapses, and policy / Richard M. Auty.
Responsibility: edited by R.M. Auty.
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Since the 1960s the resource-poor countries have grown faster than the resource-rich ones. This reflects differences in the speed of industrialization and the nature of the political state. This book  Read more...

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