6. Sovereign Debt and the Resource Curse

  1. Robert W. Kolb
  1. Mare Sarr1,
  2. Erwin Bulte2,
  3. Chris Meissner3 and
  4. Tim Swanson4

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118267073.ch6

Sovereign Debt: From Safety to Default

Sovereign Debt: From Safety to Default

How to Cite

Kolb, R. W. (2011) Sovereign Debt and the Resource Curse, in Sovereign Debt: From Safety to Default, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118267073.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Lecturer, Economics at the University of Cape Town

  2. 2

    Professor, Development Economics at Wageningen University

  3. 3

    Associate Professor, Economics at the University of California

  4. 4

    Andre Hoffman Chair in Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470922392

Online ISBN: 9781118267073

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Keywords:

  • sovereign debt;
  • natural resource wealth;
  • primary exports;
  • autocratic regimes;
  • international financial markets

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Some Pieces of the Puzzle from the Previous Literature

  • Mechanism and Empirical Results

  • Conclusion and Policy Implications

  • Note

  • About the Authors