ERD 2009 Background paper - Natural resources and state fragility. Paul Collier, Anthony J. Venables.

ERD 2009 Background paper - Natural resources and state fragility. Paul Collier, Anthony J. Venables.

Thursday, 21 May, 2009

ERD 2009 Background paper - This paper provides an overview of the relationships between natural resources, governance, and economic performance. The relationships run in both directions, with re-sources potentially altering the quality of governance, and governance being particularly important for resource poor countries.