Economic growth and the "curse" of natural resources

Karabegović, Amela
October 2009
Fraser Forum;Oct2009, p12
The article discusses the findings of the paper "Institutions, Economic Growth, and the Curse of Natural Resources" from Fraser Institute in Vancouver, British Columbia. The paper, which aimed at determining the effect of natural resource curse literature on policy decision for economic growth, found that natural resource curse affects economic growth and prosperity. It showed that natural resource curse weakens governments and institutions.


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