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Natural Resources and Economic Development: The 1870–1914 Experience

Ronald. Findlay and Mats. Lundahl

in Resource Abundance and Economic Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199275786
eISBN:
9780191602160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275785.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the performance of two types of resource-abundant economies during the ‘golden age’ of the world economy from 1870 to 1914. These are the ‘Regions of Recent Settlement’ (United ... More


The Sustainability of Extractive Economies

Kirk. Hamilton

in Resource Abundance and Economic Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199275786
eISBN:
9780191602160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275785.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a theoretical approach to measure whether an economy is on a sustainable path, and then presents empirical evidence on the sustainability of various extractive economies. An ... More


Mining for Change: Natural Resources and Industry in Africa

John Page and Finn Tarp (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198851172
eISBN:
9780191885914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851172.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For a growing number of countries in Africa the discovery and exploitation of natural resources is a great opportunity, but one accompanied by considerable risks. In Africa, countries dependent on ... More


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