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The Resources Curse

Do Natural Resources Impede Development?

It has often been observed that countries with abundant natural resources tend to have impeeded development. This is known as The Resources Curse... but is it real and how can developing nations address it if it is?

This paper looks at the evidence for and against the existence of a resources curse and proposes a number of guidelines for addressing the issues that may arise.

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