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Natural resources and economic development / Edward B. Barbier.

By: Barbier, Edward, 1957-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005Description: xvi, 410 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521823137.Subject(s): Natural resources -- Developing countries | Developing countries -- Economic policy | Developing countries -- Economic conditionsDDC classification: 333.70917 Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents 1. Natural resources and developing countries : an overview -- 2. Natural resource-based economic development in history -- 3. Does natural resource dependence hinder economic development? -- 4. Frontier expansion and economic development -- 5. Explaining land use change in developing countries -- 6. The economics of land conversion -- 7. Does water availability constrain economic development? -- 8. Rural poverty and resource degradation -- 9. Can frontier-based development be successful? -- 10. Policies for sustainable resource-based development in poor economies.
Summary: Summary: "Natural Resources and Economic Development explores a key paradox: why is natural resource exploitation not yielding greater benefits to the poor economies of Africa, Asia, and Latin America?"--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents 1. Natural resources and developing countries : an overview --
2. Natural resource-based economic development in history --
3. Does natural resource dependence hinder economic development? --
4. Frontier expansion and economic development --
5. Explaining land use change in developing countries --
6. The economics of land conversion --
7. Does water availability constrain economic development? --
8. Rural poverty and resource degradation --
9. Can frontier-based development be successful? --
10. Policies for sustainable resource-based development in poor economies.

Summary:
"Natural Resources and Economic Development explores a key paradox: why is natural resource exploitation not yielding greater benefits to the poor economies of Africa, Asia, and Latin America?"--Jacket.

Development Studies

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