Do resource dependent regions grow slower than they should?
AbstractA large literature documents a negative correlation between income growth and resource dependence. This correlation has been named the resource curse. We present evidence that suggests that the resource curse can be explained by a slow growing resource sector.
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Volume (Year): 111 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
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