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Sustaining Growth in a Resource-based Economy

The Main Issues and the Specific Case of Russia

  • Author: UN, ECE
  • Publication date: February 2006
  • Page count: 28
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 05.II.E.19

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About the book

This Paper argues that the challenges posed by resource dependence can be overcome if accompanied by the right economic policies. It then analyzes what these policies are, and how to set up economic and political framework conditions to facilitate their implementation. The Paper looks specifically at Russia as a prominent example of a resource-based economy.