Working Paper

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 good governance in the extractive sector.

Surveil and Advise: Do Article IV Consultations Improve Natural Resource Governance?

Technical assistance from the IMF can help ameliorate the resource curse.

Crude Credit: The Political Economy of Global Finance and Natural Resource Wealth in Latin America

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