Posts Tagged ‘natural resource curse’

  • The Natural Resource Curse: Detroit?

    Jul 19, 13 • 199 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    Displaying all municipalities that filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection since 2010, this map shows cities, towns and counties in red (8) and utility authorities and other municipalities in black (28). With Detroit’s filing  most recent, this May

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    Economic Growth: Natural Resource Curse

    May 5, 13 • 224 Views • Developing Economies, Economic Debates, Economic Growth, Economic History, Education, Environment, Government, Innovation, International Trade and Finance, Labor, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    The natural resource curse can strike in surprising places. But Detroit? When economies blessed with commodity wealth fail to soar, the reason might be the natural resource curse. Single minded focus on one economic sector means unpreparedness when that