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Author: Daniel Lederman
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: destiny, curse, resources, natural
Number of Pages: 397
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0821365452
ISBN-13: 9780821365458

Customers in the US and Canada please order from Stanford University Press at (800) 621-2736 or visit their website at'Natural Resources: Neither Course nor Destiny' brings together a variety of analytical perspectives, ranging from econometric analyses of economic growth to historical studies of successful development experiences in countries with abundant natural resources. The evidence suggests that natural resources are neither a curse nor destiny. Natural resources can actually spur economic development when combined with the accumulation of knowledge for economic innovation.

Author: Sara Berry
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: formation, extended, yorb, community, class, mobility, work, sons, accumulation, fathers
Number of Pages: 244
Published: 1985
ISBN-10: 0520051645
ISBN-13: 9780520051645

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Nit
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: nitrate, accumulation
Number of Pages: 120
Published: 1972-01-01
eBookDB-ID: NAP:13138

Author: Liaila Tajibaeva, Kirk Hamilton, Giovanni Ruta
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: rule, counterfactual, hartwick, depletion, accumulation, resource, capital
Number of Pages: 16

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nuclear, funds, decommission, power, plants, accumulation, analysis, regulation, nrc, needs, effective, ensure
Number of Pages: 58
ISBN-10: 1428942653
ISBN-13: 9781428942653

Author: Alberto R. Musalem
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: saving, national, funds, pension
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 2004

"Murphy and Musalem conduct an empirical study of the effect of the accumulation of pension fund financial assets on national saving using a panel of 43 industrial and developing countries. The authors find evidence suggesting that the accumulation of pension fund financial assets might increase national saving when these funds are the result of a mandatory pension program. By contrast, national saving might be unaffected when pension funds are the result of a public program implemented to foster voluntary pension saving. This paper is a product of the Human Development Group, Middle East and

Author: Will Martin
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: recent, developments, theory, dependence, resource, outgrowing
Number of Pages: 43
Published: 2005

"Many policymakers are concerned about dependence on resource exports. Martin examines four changes that reduce this dependence: (1) accumulation of capital and skills; (2) changes in protection policy, particularly reductions in the burden of protection on exporters;(3) differential rates of technical change; and (4) declines in transport costs. Developing countries as a group have made enormous progress in diversifying their exports away from resources in recent decades, a development that appears to have been aided by accumulation of capital and skills and by dramatic reductions in the cost
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