Author Shaffer, Brenda
Title Beyond the Resource Curse
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012
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Note Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- Part I: Economics and Infrastructures of Energy Exporters -- 1. The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey -- 2. Sometimes the Grass is Indeed Greener: The Successful Use of Energy Revenues -- 3. Is There a Policy Learning Curve? Trinidad and Tobago and the 2004-8 Hydrocarbon Boom -- 4. The Illusion of Unlimited Supply: Iran and Energy Subsidies -- 5. Challenges Facing Central Banks in Oil- Exporting Countries: The Case of Azerbaijan -- 6. Power to the Producers: The Challenges of Electricity Provision in Major Energy-Exporting States -- Part II: Energy Exports, Society, and Politics -- 7. The Impact of Energy Resources on Nation-and State-Building: The Contrasting Cases of Azerbaijan and Georgia -- 8. Education Reform in Energy-Exporting States: The Post-Soviet Experience in Comparative Perspective -- 9. Is Norway Really Norway? Ole Andreas Engen, Oluf Langhelle, and Reidar Bratvold -- Part III: Energy Exporters in the International Political System -- 10. Energy Exporters and the International Energy Agency -- 11. Resource Nationalism and Oil Development: Profit or Peril? -- 12. Natural Resources, Domestic Instability, and International Conflicts -- 13. Petroleum, Governance, and Fragility: The Micro-Politics of Petroleum in Postconflict States -- Conclusion: Constant Perils, Policy Responses, and Lessons to be Learned -- Notes -- Contributors -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Beyond the Resource Curse focuses on the paradoxical relationship between natural wealth and economic security and examines the particular pitfalls and consistent problems facing oil and gas exporting states and contributes to a better comprehension of the perils of oil and gas export
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Shaffer, Brenda Beyond the Resource Curse Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press,c2012 9780812244007
Subject Resource curse.;Power resources.;Energy policy.;Petroleum reserves.;Natural gas reserves.;International relations
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