The Political Economy of Stabilisation Funds: Measuring their Success in Resource-Dependent Countries

@inproceedings{Bagattini2011ThePE,
  title={The Political Economy of Stabilisation Funds: Measuring their Success in Resource-Dependent Countries},
  author={G. Bagattini},
  year={2011}
}
  • G. Bagattini
  • Published 2011
  • Economics
  • Summary This paper seeks to make a meaningful contribution to the literature on the use of stabilisation funds in resource-dependent countries, by proposing a new manner by which to measure their effectiveness. Since the 1950s, over 30 countries have used these instruments to stabilise resource revenues into their budgets to avoid the resource curse and Dutch disease and/or to save income from non-renewables. As has been documented by case studies, these countries have had a mixed record in… CONTINUE READING
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