Delgerjargal Uvsh

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Articles by Delgerjargal Uvsh

Is the “Resource Curse” Irreversible? Experiences of the Russian Regions

In examining how the natural resource wealth of a country affects its economic development, some scholars have argued that windfall revenue from resource exploitation is a “curse” to the country because it creates incentives that reduce economic growth and living standards and worsen the business environment. Can resource-rich countries get out of this alleged economic “curse,” or are they stuck in it until the resources run out?

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