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Poverty impacts of natural resource revenues

Warr, Peter; Menon, Jayant; Yusuf, Arief A


This study analyzes the effects on poverty incidence and other variables resulting from government expenditures associated with natural resource revenues, using Laos as a case study. The analysis uses a multi-sector/multi-household general equilibrium model of the Lao economy. The conceptual framework emphasizes the distinction between official and marginal expenditures financed by project revenues. A range of assumptions is considered regarding the direct distributional impact of the true...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Asian Economics
DOI: 10.1016/j.asieco.2012.03.003


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