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Richard M. Auty - Oxford University Press, 2004 - Oxford, UK

Since the 1960s the per capita incomes of the resource-poor countries have grown significantly faster than those of the resource-abundant countries. In fact, in recent years economic growth has been inversely proportional to the share of natural resource rents in GDP, so that the small mineral-...

Richard M. Auty - Oxford University Press, 2001 - Oxford, UK

Since the 1960s the per capita incomes of the resource-poor countries have grown significantly faster than those of the resource-abundant countries. In fact, in recent years economic growth has been inversely proportional to the share of natural resource rents in GDP, so that the small mineral-...

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– Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
Richard M. Auty - UNU-WIDER, 1999 - Helsinki, Finland

The IMF model of the economic transition stresses the role of macro policy reform. It concludes that rapid reform to a market economy is preferable to slow reform because late reformers experience very steep transition recessions and severe contractions in government revenues. However, the...

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– A Nordic Perspective on the Dutch Disease
Thorvaldur Gylfason - UNU-WIDER, 1999 - Helsinki, Finland

The paper begins by offering a quick glance of the Nordic economies and of some aspects of their economic growth performance and natural resource dependence since 1970. Thereafter, it reviews some of the main symptoms of the Dutch disease, and then considers whether these symptoms are observable...

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S. Mansoob Murshed - UNU-WIDER, 1999 - Helsinki, Finland

The present paper presents a short-run theoretical macroeconomic model of the type suggested in Sachs (1996), attempting to differentiate economic development in East Asia with Latin America. Latin America, when compared to East Asia is said to exhibit a pattern of growth associated with relative...

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– The Relevance of the 1870-1914 Experience for Today's Developing Economies
Ronald Findlay, Mats Lundahl - UNU-WIDER, 1999 - Helsinki, Finland

Resource-Led Growth - A Long-Term Perspective surveys the 1870-1914 experience of growth in resource-rich economies: the so-called regions of recent settlement, some tropical countries and some mineral-based export economies. First, three contrasting stylized views of resource-led development are...

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– Improving the Performance of Resource-Rich Countries
Richard M. Auty - UNU-WIDER, 1998 - Helsinki, Finland

Since the 1960s the resource-rich developing economies have under-performed compared with the resource-deficient economies. This paper explains why and outlines the reforms that are required in order to achieve environmentally and socially sustainable resource-rich development. It argues that...

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