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Development Based on Commodity Revenues?


Commodity resources offer significant opportunities for development. In the long run, however, the performance of commodity - rich countries tends to fall short of expectations, as commodity rents induce macroeconomic volatility and undermine incentives to improve institutions. The resource - rich countries have embraced a range of diversification strategies to avoid the “resource trap”, to varying degrees and with varying success. Improving institutions remains the key challenge.
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hal-03461797 , version 1 (01-12-2021)



Sergei Guriev, Alexander Plekhanov, Konstantin Sonin. Development Based on Commodity Revenues?. [Research Report] European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. 2009, pp.76 - 93. ⟨hal-03461797⟩


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