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Sustainable Development in Mineral Economies

Raymond F. Mikesell

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ISBN 10: 0198294875 / ISBN 13: 9780198294870
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Hardcover. 304 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 5.8in. x 0.9in.The mineral economies are an important group of developing countries which have suffered a resource curse over the past 20 years--showing a poorer performance than resource-deficient neighbors. This book draws upon case-studies and analysis of nine countries to demonstrate the difficulties currently faced and the policies which will be required in the future in order to take advantage of finite mineral resources to maintain the economic and social conditions for sustaining growth. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780198294870

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The mineral economies are an important group of developing countries which have suffered a "resource curse" over the past 20 years--showing a poorer performance than resource-deficient neighbors. This book draws upon case-studies and analysis of nine countries to demonstrate the difficulties currently faced and the policies which will be required in the future in order to take advantage of finite mineral resources to maintain the economic and social conditions for sustaining growth.

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Richard M. Auty is Reader in Geography at Lancaster University. A former consultant to the World Bank, UNCTAD, HIID, and KIET, he has also been Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, the Harvard Institute for International Development, and the Research Program in Development Studies at the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton.

Raymond F. Mikesell is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Oregon.

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Title: Sustainable Development in Mineral Economies

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Binding: Hardcover

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