Do resource dependent regions grow slower than they should?
Alexander James and
Robert G. James
Economics Letters, 2011, vol. 111, issue 3, 194-196
A 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.
Keywords: Resource; dependence; Economic; growth; Resource; curse (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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