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Resource Abundance and Economic Development

Resource Abundance and Economic Development

by R. M. Auty


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ISBN-13: 9780199246885
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/30/2001
Series: WIDER Studies in Development Economics Series
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

R. M. Auty is Professor of Economic Geography in the Department of Geography at Lancaster University.

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
Introduction and Overview, Richard M. Auty
II. Critical Parameters in Resource-Based Development Models
2. Natural Resources, Capital Accumulation, Structural Change, and Welfare, Richard M. Auty and Sampsa Kiiski
3. The Sustainability of Extractive Economies, Kirk Hamilton
4. Natural Resources, Human Capital, and Growth, Nancy Birdsall, Thomas Pinckney, and Richard Sabot
5. The Social Foundations of Poor Economic Growth in Resource-Rich Countries, Michael Woolcock, Lant Pritchett, and Jonathan Isham
III. Long-Term Perspective on, and Models of, Resource-Based Growth
6. Natural Resources and Economic Development: The 1870-1914 Experience, Ronald Findlay and Mats Lundahl
7. Short-Run Models of Contrasting Natural Resource Endowments, S. Mansoob Murshed
8. Political Economy of Resource-Abundant States, Richard M. Auty and Alan H. Gelb
IV. Development Trajectories of Resource-Abundant Countries
9. Competitive Industrialization with Natural Resource Abundance: Malaysia, Mahani Zainal Abidin
10. A Growth Collapse with Diffuse Resources: Ghana, Robert Osei
11. A Growth Collapse with Point Resources: Bolivia, Richard M. Auty and J. L. Evia
12. A Growth Collapse with High Rent Point Resources: Saudi Arabia, Richard M. Auty
13. Large Resource-Abundant Countries Squander their Size Advantage: Mexico and Argentina, Richard M. Auty
V. Lessons for Policy Reform
14. Reforming a Small Resource-Rich Developing Market Economy: Costa Rica, Gustavo Barboza and José Cordero
15. Growth, Capital Accumulation, and Economic Reform in South Africa, Carolyn Jenkins
16. Reforming Resource-Abundance Transition Economies: Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, Richard M. Auty
17. Reforming a Large Resource-Abundant Transition Economy: Russia, Anil Markandya and Alina Averchenkova
18. A Nordic Perspective on Natural Resource Abundance, Thorvaldur Gylfason
VI. Conclusions
19. Conclusions: Resource Abundance, Growth Collapse, and Policy, Richard M. Auty

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