Resource depletion and terms of trade collapse : "The zambian disease"
|Title:||Resource depletion and terms of trade collapse : "The zambian disease"||Authors:||Norton, Desmond||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1450||Date:||Jan-1988||Abstract:||This paper considers the response of a labour-abundant developing economy, initially heavily dependent on a single resource, to depletion of that resource or to permanent collapse in the terms of international trade agaist the resource sector. It is shown that agriculture will be the new long-run growth sector. But if the country borrows abroad in order to maintain living standards in the short-run and medium-run following the resource sector collapse, the economy might be forced to repudiate its international debts even if growth occurs in the longer-run.||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||University College Dublin. School of Economics||Subject LCSH:||Economic development
Developing countries--Economic conditions
|Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers|
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