Modelling Natural Resources, Oil and Economic Growth in Africa
Karel Janda () and
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Using panel data from 1980 to 2010 on 34 sub-Saharan African countries, this paper examines whether institutionalised authority, which is a proxy for state authority, can change the negative relationship between natural resources and economic growth. The key finding is that, institutionalised authority can alter the negative relationship that exists between natural resources and economic growth. We also model the relationship between the oil revenue (fuel exports) and economic growth, and how institutionalised authority can alter this relationship as well.
Keywords: Economic Growth; Natural Resources; Oil; Institutions; Dutch Disease; Sub-Saharan Africa (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C33 O43 P52 Q43 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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