Cursing the blessings? Natural resource abundance, institutions, and economic growth

@inproceedings{Brunnschweiler2008CursingTB,
  title={Cursing the blessings? Natural resource abundance, institutions, and economic growth},
  author={Christa N. Brunnschweiler},
  year={2008}
}
Summary Since Sachs and Warner's [Sachs, J. D., & Warner, A. M. (1995a). Natural resource abundance and economic growth. NBER working paper, no. 5398] contribution, there has been a lively debate on the so-called natural resource curse. This paper re-examines the effects of natural resource abundance on economic growth using new measures of resource endowment and considering the role of institutional quality. We find a positive direct empirical relationship between natural resource abundance… CONTINUE READING

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