2 edition of Natural resources in Latin American development found in the catalog.
Natural resources in Latin American development
by Published for Resources for the Future, inc., by the Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Joseph Grunwald and Philip Musgrove.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 494 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||494|
natural resources on democracy may differ across world regions. Dunning (), for example, argues that there is a resource blessing in Latin America. His claim is based on a panel regression with country fixed effects for the Latin American region since Dunning’s explanation for Latin America’s exceptionalism is the region’s Cited by: 5. Natural resource management is a discipline in the management of natural resources such as land, water, soil, plants, and animals—with a particular focus on how management affects quality of life for present and future generations. Hence, sustainable development is followed according to judicial use of resources to supply both the present generation and future generations.
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Barbier. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grunwald, Joseph, Natural resources in Latin American development. Baltimore, Published for Resources for the Future, inc., by the Johns Hopkins Press . Latin American Development Forum Series This series was created in to promote, debate, and disseminate information and analysis and convey the excitement and complexity of the most topical issues in economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean.
It is sponsored by the Inter-American Development. Jul 31, · The most important natural resource produced within the Latin American region is crude petroleum; 4 out of the 20 largest oil producing countries in. Natural Resources: Neither Curse Nor Destiny (Latin American Development Forum) [Daniel Lederman, William F.
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The Economics of Natural Resources in Latin America is timely, since this new era of lower and volatile prices and possible reconfiguration of investment flows poses a challenge to natural resource tax systems in the world.
The argument of the book will be made by a collection of papers around the issue of tax efficiency in the region and. Throughout, the history of the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, natural resource wealth has been critical for its economies.
Production of precious metals, sugar, rubber, grains, coffee, copper, and oil have at various periods of history made countries in Latin America-and their colonial. Natural resources in Latin America and the Caribbean: beyond booms and busts.
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Mar 12, · Governments and multilateral organisations are discussing how to make the most of Latin America's rich natural resources, in a way that avoids the risk of socio-environmental conflicts and encourages social and economic development.
Many of today’s poor countries are rich in natural resources but have been unable to capitalise on this wealth. To this day, the extractive industries attracted by gold, coal and oil are causing problems both for local populations and the natural environment, as recent developments in Author: Michael Gross.
Natural Resources and Economic Development explores a key paradox: why is natural resource exploitation not yielding greater benefits to the poor economies of Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Edward B. Barbier examines this paradox through historical examples, current theories and models, empirical analysis of land degradation and water use, and Cited by: Protect Latin America’s Natural Resources NRDC is working to protect the region’s natural treasures from exploitation and support sustainable development.
Policy Solution. Natural resources in Latin America and the Caribbean: beyond booms and busts. (English) Abstract.
Throughout, the history of the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, natural resource wealth has been critical for its economies. Production of precious metals, sugar, rubber, grains, coffee, copper, and oil have at various periods of history Cited by: Latin American Resources Ltd.
(the “Company”) has been created by the purchase of Quetzel Energy Ltd’s (“QEI”)’s Guatemalan assets. Latin American Resources Ltd. is focused on acquiring and developing oil and gas properties in Central America, with a current focus in Guatemala.
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It brings together a variety of analytical perspectives, ranging from econometric analyses of economic growth to historical studies of successful development experiences in countries with abundant natural resources.
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