Mineral Wealth and Economic Development

Mineral Wealth and Economic Development

by John E. Tilton

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Overview

Many low-income mineral-exporting countries have seen their per capita income decline or their standards of living stagnate over the last several decades. Is it possible, contrary to natural expectations, that domestic mineral wealth actually retards development and growth? Lectures by leading scholars identify factors that lie behind the negative performance and offer specific policy guidance to help make mineral wealth an engine for economic development.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317273714
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/22/2015
Series: Routledge Revivals
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 122
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Mineral Wealth and Economic Development: An Overview 2. Mining Companies, Economic Nationalism, and third World Development in the 1990s 3. Economic Development and the Timing of Mineral Exploration 4. The political Economy of Rent in Mining Countries 5. Economic Policy in Mineral-Exporting Countries: What Have We Learned?

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