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Vulnerability and policy responses in the face of natural resource discoveries and climate change: introduction

John Cockburn (), Martin Henseler, Hélène Maisonnave () and Luca Tiberti ()

Environment and Development Economics, 2018, vol. 23, issue 5, 517-526

Abstract: This special issue contributes to the natural resource economics literature by shining a light on the specific challenges and opportunities faced by developing countries that have recently become dependent on natural resources or are particularly exposed to climate change. It is composed of five studies on countries from all regions of the developing world, involving a variety of natural resources and policy issues. Four of the five studies illustrate how computable general equilibrium models are particularly well-suited, despite their relatively limited past use, to the analysis of natural resources. All five studies are led by researchers based in these countries, providing unique insights into the specific local context. The studies underscore the extreme vulnerability that the introduction of significant natural resource revenues and climate change can create in developing countries. They also show how the choice of appropriate policies to avoid the resource curse varies according to country-specific economic conditions.

Date: 2018
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