Corpus ID: 3581919

Natural Resources and Economic Development The curse of natural resources

@inproceedings{Sachs2001NaturalRA,
  title={Natural Resources and Economic Development The curse of natural resources},
  author={D. Sachs and Andrew M. Warner},
  year={2001}
}
This paper summarizes and extends previous research that has shown evidence of acurse of natural resourcesa } countries withgreat natural resource wealthtend nevertheless to grow more slowly than resource-poor countries. This result is not easily explained by other variables, or by alternative ways to measure resource abundance. This paper shows that there is little direct evidence that omitted geographical or climate variables explain the curse, or that there is a bias resulting from some… Expand
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