Some ideas for giving emerging economies a fighting chance against the resource curse.

Some ideas for giving emerging economies a fighting chance against the resource curse.

Resource Curse

Resource Curse

"The resource curse," a simple explanation of the resource curse from the IMF on YouTube, 2015.10.7 | Reminiscent of the days when US economists were promoting counter-cyclical spending policies in Latin America. If only the US had taken its own advice in the 2000s!

"The resource curse," a simple explanation of the resource curse from the IMF on YouTube, 2015.10.7 | Reminiscent of the days when US economists were promoting counter-cyclical spending policies in Latin America. If only the US had taken its own advice in the 2000s!

Oil to Cash: Fighting the Resource Curse Through Cash Transfers

Oil to Cash: Fighting the Resource Curse Through Cash Transfers

Ghana Bedeviled With Resource Curse Symptoms  PPP Aspiring MP

Ghana Bedeviled With Resource Curse Symptoms PPP Aspiring MP

The vast majority of the wealth in Africa is contained in just a handful of countries (although there are 53 countries in Africa), which explains what looks like a death grip on the world's poorest countries in the sub-Sahara. Those poorer countries have been experiencing economic growth in recent years as the wealthy world throws money at their natural resources. But the mix of resource-richness and corruption makes for what some call a "resource curse" that can make inequality

The vast majority of the wealth in Africa is contained in just a handful of countries (although there are 53 countries in Africa), which explains what looks like a death grip on the world's poorest countries in the sub-Sahara. Those poorer countries have been experiencing economic growth in recent years as the wealthy world throws money at their natural resources. But the mix of resource-richness and corruption makes for what some call a "resource curse" that can make inequality

The biggest oil producers, which are trying to prop up global prices, are also among the last countries to make reforms that will lift them from a ‘resource curse.’

The biggest oil producers, which are trying to prop up global prices, are also among the last countries to make reforms that will lift them from a ‘resource curse.’

Resourcefulness: Why It’s Needed, Why It’s Hard for Kids - Tim Elmore

Resourcefulness: Why It’s Needed, Why It’s Hard for Kids - Tim Elmore

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