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FVCML0208 10
Trade and Economic Diversification

Resource revenues can crowd out other tradeable activities and policies need to be designed to encourage economic diversification.  This theme looks at the impact of resource abundance on countries' production and trade, and at the trade and other policy measures that can be used to maximise the benefits of resource abundance.

Research papers:



Anthony J Venables Economic Integration in Remote Resource Rich Regions
Benedikt Goderis & Samuel Malone Natural Resource Booms Theory and Inequality: theory and evidence
Steven Poelhekke & Rick van der Ploeg Volatility and the Natural Resource Curse