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Source: Resources Policy, 2017
Author(s): Ramez Abubakr Badeeb, Hooi Hooi Lean, and Jeremy Clark
Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance
This paper surveys the natural resource curse. We review the mechanisms through which resource wealth might slow economic growth, and the empirical studies that test for an effect overall, or on factors associated with growth. We include more recent studies suggesting the resource curse reflects only empirical misspecification. After reflecting...
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