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On Natural Resources and Growth

A large body of research is focused on the impact of natural resources on economic growth. A big portion of this is focused on the so called “resource curse” in resource dependent economies. 143 more words


The promises and perils of Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa for low-income countries in the region.

China is now a powerful force in Africa. China’s deep, strategic and long-term economic involvement with the continent has caused confusion, consternation and even fear in the West. 4,427 more words

Guinea and its iron ore: Let the people benefit, for once

The Economist

Guinea’s government may at last be dealing sensibly with its mineral riches

BURIED beneath the mist-capped mountains of south-eastern Guinea is one of the world’s biggest deposits of iron ore. 413 more words