TIL of the Resource Curse in which certain types of resource-rich countries tend to be antidemocratic have less economic growth and worse development outcomes than countries without significant natural resources.

TIL of the Resource Curse in which certain types of resource-rich countries tend to be antidemocratic have less economic growth and worse development outcomes than countries without significant natural resources.

Escaping the Resource Curse (Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia: Challenges in Development and Globalization)

Escaping the Resource Curse (Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia: Challenges in Development and Globalization)

Week 1: Professor Jean-François Seznec on Saudi Arabia and Lessons on Managing the Resource Curse - YouTube

Week Professor Jean-François Seznec on Saudi Arabia and Lessons on Managing the Resource Curse

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

Why Natural Resources Are a Curse on Developing Countries and How to Fix It

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

... 31. Symptoms or Consequences of Resource Curse ...

Symptoms or Consequences of 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.’

Oil’s fall may be democracy’s rise

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.

Undoing Afghanistan's resource curse

Undoing Afghanistan's resource curse

A bill in the parliament would do nothing to manage mineral wealth for the benefit of the nation instead of insurgents and warlords.

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

A map of the world that'll make you do *at least* a quadruple take.

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

Petroleum to the People: The Resource Curse and the Oil Boom in Africa | Foreign Affairs

Oil reserves and ratios of oil revenues to tax revenues for current and future exporters in Sub-Saharan Africa. via Petroleum to the People

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Towards a Better Latin America (TBLA) hosts a conference in the Dome Room about the resource curse in Latin America. Spring 2014.

Towards a Better Latin America (TBLA) hosts a conference in the Dome Room about the resource curse in Latin America.

Today's cartoon, by Ramses Morales Izquierdo, is about the African resource curse.

Ramses Morales Izquierdo African Resources Many countries in Africa are rich in natural resources, but their people remain mired in poverty as corrupt governments and multinational companies take the profit.

Ghana Bedeviled With Resource Curse Symptoms  PPP Aspiring MP

Ghana Bedeviled With Resource Curse Symptoms – PPP Aspiring MP

Ghana Bedeviled With Resource Curse Symptoms PPP Aspiring MP

VICE/HBO Part 2 on how world's largest third world country manages to deny global warming despite it smacking them over the face, because they believe in gods. In 21st century. Yeah.

VICE/HBO Part 2 on how world's largest third world country manages to deny global warming despite it smacking them over the face, because they believe in gods.

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