AuthorBarbier, Edward B., 1957-
TitleNatural resources and economic development / Edward B. Barbier
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c2005
Descript xvi, 410 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


Natural resources and developing countries: An overview -- Natural resource-based economic development in history -- Does natural resource dependence hinder economic development? -- Frontier expansion and economic development -- Explaining land use change in developing countries -- The economics of land conversion -- Does water availibility constrain economic development? -- Rural poverty and resource degradation -- Can frontier-based development be successful? -- Policies for sustainable resource-based development in poor

Natural resources -- Developing countries Developing countries -- Economic policy Developing countries -- Economic conditions

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