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Towards a post-oil economy: a complexity approach to understanding natural resource dependency and economic diversification in Ecuador

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Oil and mineral export-dependency has been a long-standing issue for several countries, especially developing ones. Resource-rich countries not only are highly vulnerable to macroeconomic shocks, due to the volatility of international commodity prices, but also tend to under-perform economically when compared to resource-poor ones. To overcome the problems associated with the overreliance on natural resources, it has been argued that countries must diversify their productive base and signi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Smith School
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Author
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0000-0003-3508-6273

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Smith School
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
Harvard University
Research group:
Growth Lab
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Examiner
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Smith School
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Role:
Examiner
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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