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Oil windfalls - Blessing or curse? (English)


The oil booms of 1973 and 1979 brought unprecedented income to many, previously poor oil-producing countries. What became of their new-found wealth? In this comparative study, the author assesses for the first time, the effects of oil windfalls on six...  See More +


  • Gelb, Alan et al;
  • 1988/10/30
  • Publication;
  • 27549
  • 1
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  • NigeriaAlgeriaEcuadorTrinidad and TobagoVenezuela, Republica Bolivariana deIndonesia
  • AfricaMiddle East and North AfricaLatin America & CaribbeanEast Asia and Pacific
  • 2010/07/01
  • Oil windfalls - Blessing or curse?
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