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Is Kazakhstan vulnerable to natural resource curse?

  • Oskenbayev, Yessengali
  • Karimov, Aziz
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    This study utilizes panel data from 14 provinces of Kazakhstan and investigates the link between the point-source resources (oil and gas) and economic growth via institutional quality. Labour force migration from manufacturing to non-traded sector occurs

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    Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2013/130.

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    Date of creation: 2013
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    Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2013-130
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