for Resource Curse
Symptoms of the resource curse can often arise even before natural resources are produced.
The oil industry opposed the disclosure requirements, arguing that the rules are onerous and costly while putting American companies at a disadvantage in the international market.
Mozambique, home to the third-largest natural gas reserves in Africa, is offering little evidence that it can become an LNG powerhouse without marginalizing the local population.
High school dropout rates offer evidence that even in the United States, we are not immune to long-term economic consequences from natural resource extraction.