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Regions, resources and economic growth

Regions, resources and economic growth

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English


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Originally published: Baltimore; John Hopkins Press, 1960.

Statementby Harvey S. Perloff et al..
ContributionsPerloff, Harvey S.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19986131M

The theoretical model is well structured and provides a plausible interpretation of the dynamics of an economic system organised into sub-national units such as regions. this book is very good reading for anyone interested in regional growth models and the convergence hypothesis.” (Davide Piacentino, Scienze Regionali, Vol. 11 (2), ). Using growth regressions with panel data, this study identifies the determinants of economic growth, highlighting in particular the role of natural resources and institutional quality. The overarching aim of this exercise is to learn about the drivers of growth in Nigeria, and to predict growth rates of gross domestic product per capita for the.

  The continent of Africa has being noted for having considerable amount of natural resources endowment. According to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the continent of Africa is known to have more than 40 percent of the world’s reserves of Platinum Group Minerals (PGMs), phosphate, gold, cobalt, vanadium, vermiculite, chromite, manganese, and diamonds. Resource curse thesis. The idea that resources might be more of an economic curse than a blessing began to emerge in debates in the s and s about the economic problems of low and middle-income countries. However in The Spectator wrote "It is generally observed, that in countries of the greatest plenty there is the poorest living", so this was not a completely new observation.

Date: Editeur / Publisher: Lincoln: University of Nebraska press, Type: Livre / Book Langue / Language: anglais / English Catalogue Worldcat. Classification Dewey: Perloff, Harvey S. () (Auteur / author) Resources for the future (Washington, D.C.) (Editeur scientifique / editor) Collection: A Bison Book / Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, To lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. The U.S. Economic Development Administration's investment policy is designed to establish a foundation for sustainable job growth and the building of durable regional economies.


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Book: Regions, resources, and economic growth. + pp. Abstract: The authors develop a conceptual and methodological framework as a guide to an understanding of the complex interrelationships characterized by the varied rates of economic growth economic growth Subject Category: MiscellaneousCited by: Regions, resources, and economic growth.

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Economic Growth and Agro-Food Policies in Key Problem Regions: Former USSR and LDCs Pages The Plundering of Agriculture in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Maurice Schiff, Alberto Valdés. Pages Economic Growth and Natural Resources at Risk: Climate Change, Forest and Water The general concept behind this book is that.

Economic growth and ecological sustainability are not necessarily antagonistic. However, the regions with fast economic growth require some balancing act to optimize eco-economic development, with win-win outcomes for economic growth and an ecological resource base to.

The relationship between natural capital and economic growth is an open debate in the field of economic development. Is an abundance of natural resources a blessing or a curse for economic performance.

The field of Economic History offers an excellent vantage to explore the relevance of institutions, technical progress and supply-demand drivers. Natural Resources and Economic Growth. Regional economics is a sub-discipline of economics and is often regarded as one of the fields of the social addresses the economic aspect of the regional problems that are spatially analyzable so that theoretical or policy implications can be derived with respect to regions whose geographical scope ranges from local to global areas.

This title was first published in In the framework of the EU, a number of policies have been devised for regions in order to facilitate their balanced economic development.

The author argues that the focus on regional planners and their actions in academic literature has obscured the importance of regional elites in this process. The author compares Western Scotland and the west of Crete. Local treasures: Nepal’s mountain crops drive biodiversity and economic growth Photo by D.

Gauchan, Bioversity International, Economic, social and environmental challenges include lack of market access, outmigration, dependency on imports and subsidies, women’s drudgery, malnutrition, unpredictable weather, pests and diseases.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Perloff, Harvey S. Regions, resources, and economic growth. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press,© Economic Development Reference Guide Acknowledgements Verizon Verizon's mission is to open doors for economic development and to build relationships and partnerships that help create and retain jobs in Verizon communities.

New jobs are the lifeblood of any thriving region and can ensure economic health and prosperity for years to come. Job. References on Economic Growth Charles I. Jones January 7, This collection of references is, by its nature, incomplete and always growing.

Feel free to suggest additions. Basic References Barro, Robert J. and Xavier Sala-i-Martin, Economic Growth, McGraw-Hill, Jones, Charles I., Introduction to Economic Growth, New York: W.W. The book examines how differently Nigeria and Norway have managed their oil revenue to achieve economic growth and development.

The book resolves the lingering long term debate on. Regions, Resources, and Economic Growth Paperback – Import, January 1, by and Richard F. Muth Perloff, Harvey S., Edgar S. Dunn, Jr., Eric E. Lampard (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: and Richard F.

Muth Perloff, Harvey S., Edgar S. Dunn, Jr., Eric E. Lampard. The general consensus that emerges from the chapters of Natural Resources and Economic Growth is that abundant natural resources are “non-neutral” for economic development, but their precise effect on a given economy is heavily mediated by a myriad of intervening variables.

This is spelled out clearly in the book’s opening chapter by the. The region's growth is projected to be the most affected by COVID Before COVID, Southern Africa's economy was projected to recover from an estimated % growth in to % in Downloadable.

We examine the impact of natural resources on economic growth in Russia’s regions since the introduction of the mineral tax in Using novel measures of natural resource rents produced in, but not necessarily appropriated by the regions (mineral tax collections), we demonstrate that mineral wealth has not significantly affected regional economic growth sincealthough.

An important question in development studies is how natural resources richness affects long-term economic growth. No consensus answer, however, has yet emerged, with approximately 40% of empirical papers finding a negative effect, 40% finding no effect, and 20% finding a positive effect.

Growth doesn’t always come at a price. But it did when it comes to India’s economic growth, which took a toll on its natural assets like forests, food, clean air, etc. A report on environment accounts released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has revealed this state.

resources on economic growth is that natural resource rents could (and perhaps should) be channeled away from the resource-rich regions mainly by central government’s taxation, but also by transfer of profits away from the resource-rich regions by mining firms.economic growth of a nation, human development is bound to have an impact on economic growth.

More specifically, each of the various components of human development is likely to have a distinct impact on economic growth. Education, for instance, has a strong effect on labour productivity.

In agriculture, Birdsall () uses data from.Benner and Pastor examine how inequality stunts economic growth and how bringing together equity and growth requires concerted local action.

Combining data, case studies, and emerging narratives on multi-sector collaborations in 11 metro regions, the book offers a powerful prescription not just for metros but for our national challenges of slow.