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Mineral Wealth and Economic Development
     

Mineral Wealth and Economic Development

by John E. Tilton
 

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Many low-income mineral-exporting countries have seen their per capita income decline or their standards of living stagnate over the last several decades. Is it possible, contrary to natural expectations, that domestic mineral wealth actually retards development and growth? Lectures by leading scholars identify factors that lie behind the negative performance and

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Many low-income mineral-exporting countries have seen their per capita income decline or their standards of living stagnate over the last several decades. Is it possible, contrary to natural expectations, that domestic mineral wealth actually retards development and growth? Lectures by leading scholars identify factors that lie behind the negative performance and offer specific policy guidance to help make mineral wealth an engine for economic development.

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Many low-income mineral exporting countries have seen their per capita income decline or their standard of living stagnate over the last several decades. In appraisals prepared originally for the John M. Olin Distinguished Lectureship Series in Mineral Economics at the Colorado School of Mines, prominent analysts identify reasons behind the surprising and distressing economic performance of these countries. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781135888930
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/18/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
130
File size:
833 KB

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