Natural resources, neither curse nor destiny / edited by Daniel Lederman, William F. Maloney.

  • Palo Alto, CA : Stanford Economics and Finance, an imprint of Stanford University Press c2007
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xx, 369 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
  • 9780821365458 (pbk.)
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  • 9780804757096
  • 0804757097
  • 9780804757089
  • 0804757089
  • Neither curse nor destiny: introduction to natural resources and development / Daniel Lederman and William F. Maloney. Pt. 1. Are natural resources a curse? Econometric evidence. Trade structure and growth / Daniel Lederman and William F. Maloney -- Resource curse or debt overhang? / Ozmel Manzano and Roberto Rigobón -- The relative richness of the poor? Natural resources, human capital, and economic growth / Claudio Bravo-Ortega and José de Gregorio. Pt. 2. Are natural resources a curse? Lessons from history. Prebisch-Singer redux / John T. Cuddington, Rodney Ludema, Shamila A. Jayasuriya -- Missed opportunities: innovation and resource-based growth in Latin America / William F. Maloney -- Resource-based growth past and present / Gavin Wright and Jesse Czelusta -- From natural resources to high-tech productions: the evolution of industrial competitiveness in Sweden and Finland / Magnus Blomström and Ari Kokko. Pt. 3. Are natural resources destiny? Trade, location, and development: an overview of theory / Anthony Venables -- Comparative advantage and trade intensity: are traditional endowments destiny? / Daniel Lederman and L. Colin Xu -- Outgrowing resource dependence: theory and developments / Will Martin.
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