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Petroleum and poverty

Raino Malnes

Petroleum and poverty

moral and political implications of the poor world"s energy crisis

by Raino Malnes

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Published by Fridtjof Nansen Institute at Polhøgda in Lysaker, Norway .
Written in

    Places:
  • Developing countries.,
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Developing countries.,
    • Energy consumption -- Developing countries -- Costs.,
    • Inflation (Finance) -- Effect of energy costs on -- Developing countries.,
    • Balance of payments -- Developing countries.,
    • World politics -- 1945-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Raino Malnes.
      SeriesStudy / Fridtjof Nansen Institute of Polhøgda ;, R:024, Publication / International Regimes Project ;, no. 4, Study (Fridtjof Nansen-stiftelsen på Polhøgda) ;, R:024., Publication ... from the International Regimes Project ;, no. 4.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9578.D44 M35 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 193 p. ;
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3270361M
      LC Control Number83192441

      The petroleum sector provides about 9% of jobs, 12% of GDP, 13% of the state’s revenue, and 37% of exports, according to official national estimates. Norway is one of the world's leading petroleum exporters, although oil production is close to 50% below its peak in Gas production, conversely, has more than doubled since A vast study has shown a mixed result on the implications of a natural resource on growth and poverty. Theoretically, the Resource Curse Hypothesis stresses that natural resource serves as an obstacle for growth. However, the connection between human capital and poverty in OPEC member countries remain : Bosede Comfort Olopade, Henry Okodua, Muyiwa Oladosun, Abiola John Asaleye.


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