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Short-Term Politics, Long-Term Policy: Developing Institutions to Combat the Resource Curse

Political competition motivates rulers to adopt long-run natural resource policy.

Examining the Effect of IMF Conditionality on Natural Resource Policy

IMF lending promotes governance in the extractive sector.

Mineral Spirits: The Political Economy of Global Finance and Natural Resource Wealth in Latin America

Resource-rich countries receive easier access to credit from financial markets.