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Natural resources and economic growth : learning from history
Introduction 1. From Resource Curse to Rent Curse: A Theoretical Perspective 2. Scarcity, frontiers and the resource curse: a historical perspective 3. Botswana: caught in a natural resource trap 4.Expand
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ON THE ACCURACY OF EXPORT GROWTH IN ARGENTINA, 1870–1913
ABSTRACT Argentine export growth before the First World War is considered one of the most relevant variables in order to understand the main characteristics of Argentina's long-run modern economicExpand
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Income Distribution in the Latin American Southern Cone during the First Globalization Boom and Beyond
Latin America is the most unequal region in the world and there is intense debate concerning the explanations and timing of such high levels of income inequality. Latin America was also the region,Expand
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An exploration into the distribution of income in Brazil, 1839-1939 ∗
The paper makes an attempt to measure income inequality in Brazil between 1839 and 1939. Based on Census data on the occupational structure of the population in 1872 and 1920, different sources areExpand
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Do energy natural endowments matter? New Zealand and Uruguay in a comparative approach (1870-1940)
Settler economies are characterized by abundant natural resources, but natural capital is not homogeneous between countries and it can produce different consequences in terms of economic performance.Expand
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Agrarian income distribution, land ownership systems, and economic performance: Settler economies during the first globalization
The aim of this paper is to explain the impact of the establishment of the system of landownership on the income distribution and economic growth of settler economies (Argentina, Australia, NewExpand
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Income distribution in the Latin American Southern Cone during the first globalization boom, ca: 1870-1920
Latin America is the most unequal region in the world and there is a lively debate concerning the explanations and timing of such high levels of income inequality. Latin America was also the region,Expand
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Ciencia, tecnología e innovación en Uruguay: Diagnóstico, prospectiva y políticas
El punto de partida del presente estudio es una caracterizacion y analisis de la demanda y oferta de conocimiento cientifico-tecnologico con el fin de elaborar una serie de recomendaciones deExpand
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Land-abundance, frontier expansion and the hypothesis of appropriability revisited from an historical perspective: settler economies during the First Globalization
Settler economies are characterized for the abundance of natural resources. However, natural capital is not homogeneous and it induces differences in terms of economic performance. I discuss theExpand
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