Table of contents for Natural resources and economic development / Edward B. Barbier.
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Preface; 1. Natural resources and developing countries: an overview; 2. Natural resource-based economic development in history; 3. Does natural resource dependence hinder economic development?; 4. Frontier expansion and economic development; 5. Explaining land use change in developing countries; 6. The economics of land conversion; 7. Does water availability constrain economic development? 8. Rural poverty and resource degradation; 9. Can frontier-based development be successful?; 10. Policies for sustainable resource-based development in poor economies.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Natural resources -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Economic policy.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions.