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Resource Richness Revisited – How the wry notion of ‘resource-rich countries’ creates illusions and what to do about it

Started by Lutz Neumann. Last reply by Stephen Yeboah May 9, 2016. 6 Replies

Over 50 countries in the developing world are generally considered as ‘resource-rich’.  It may however create astonishment, that on a very basic level and on a very large scale the criteria for…Continue

Natural Resources, Economic Growth, and Conflict: A Literature Review

Started by Lutz Neumann. Last reply by Ahmed Finoh Oct 4, 2011. 2 Replies

Curse or Blessing – Development or Misery Scrambling to the Bottom or Scrambling to the Top Natural Resources, Economic Growth, and Conflict: A Literature Review Much has been written about natural…Continue

oikos International Economics Academy: "Management of Natural Resources and International Trade"

Started by Johannes Schwarzer Apr 19, 2011. 0 Replies

I am organizing this Academy that could be of interest to you. Participating faculty are:Prof. Melaku Desta, CEPMLP, University of Dundee, UKProf. Simon Evenett, CEPR and University of Sankt Gallen,…Continue

Getting brains into our think tank

Started by Andrea Shemberg. Last reply by Kobina Aidoo Jul 16, 2010. 10 Replies

Hi Arne, Keith, PeterCan you invite some of the best brains you know to join us in our think tank? I will do the same. Once we have a critical mass we can use this space to launch a useful…Continue

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Comment by sampebgo souleymane on December 21, 2015 at 12:55

Bonjour je viens de rejoindre ce groupe et j'e suis ravis de savoir que les reflexions partagés ici sont de très hautes qualités.J'espère aussi apporter des contributions bientot! Merci à tous

Comment by Bridget Okyerebea Menyeh on November 21, 2013 at 2:17

I find this group intellectually stimulating. Will follow the footsteps of Ahmed Finoh in order to make meaningful contributions to this forum. Kudos to all members!

Comment by Ahmed Finoh on June 26, 2011 at 0:48

I have just begun reading the Stabilisation Clauses & Human Rights documents and other posted documents as a springboard to jump into the forum.

Eng. Ahmed Finoh, MPA

Durham, NC/USA


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