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The Curse of the Abundant Resources: Nauru’s Frankenstein

Nauru, an island country in Micronesia, is one the smallest states by population, behind only Vatican. The smallest republic of the world had one of the highest GDP per capita in the world until 1990s due to its rich phosphate deposits. 499 more words

Resource Curse or Resource Blessing?

Having resources frequently hinders development. This Slideshare introduces the key issues about the resource curse and resource blessing debate.  The author is Isabella Ramdoo of the European Centre for Development Policy Management.

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The Dutch disease and the distribution of resource revenues

The decline in a country’s manufacturing sector after new resources (e.g. oil, gas) are found is referred to as the Dutch disease. The classical manifestation of the Dutch disease is due to an appreciation of the exchange rate. 1,100 more words

Development Economics

ECONOMIC DEPRESSION: IMPACT ON HEALTH EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

Journal: NIGERIA JOURNAL OF HEALTH EDUCATION (NJHE)
Volume: 1
Issue No.: 1
Period: August 1998
Author: Dr. Nwogwugwu, U. C. C.
Affiliate Institution: Alvan Ikoku College of Education (AICE) Owerri, Imo State. 231 more words

Economics

Oil Again: Keep an eye on OPEC members

OPEC’s decision earlier this week is being interpreted as something that will lead to an “oversupply” of oil. Prices of the commodity seem to be going down already. 338 more words

Foreign Affairs

RESOURCE PARADOX IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

Journal: THE NIGERIAN ARMY QUARTERLY JOURNAL

Volume: 5

Issue No.: 1

Period: January 2009

Author: Dr. Nwogwugwu, U. C. C.

Affiliate Institution: Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. 182 more words

Energy And Environmental Economics