8. Jul, 2011

Beyond the curse: Policies to harness the power of natural resources

With Rabah Arezki and Amadou Sy.

The presence of natural resources poses a number of potential economic challenges, especially for developing countries. This column argues resource-rich countries need to look beyond the so-called resource curse and put into action innovative policies and institutions to confront their many challenges and reap the benefits of widely shared natural-resource wealth.