ISBN 9780691159638,The Oil Curse

The Oil Curse

Rs1611

Publisher

Princeton University Press

Publication Year 2013
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780691159638

ISBN-10 0691159637
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 312 Pages
Subject

Development economics & emerging economies

Countries that are rich in petroleum have less democracy, less economic stability, and more frequent civil wars than countries without oil. What explains this oil curse? And can it be fixed? This title looks at how developing nations are shaped by their mineral wealth - and how they can turn oil from a curse into a blessing.
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