The Impact of Natural Resource Discoveries in Latin America and the Caribbean : A Closer Look at the Case of Bolivia »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Frederik Toscani
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 10 February 2017
Keywords: Natural resources, Bolivia, Latin America, Caribbean, Oil, Natural gas, Natural Resources, Discoveries, Economic Growth, Poverty
This paper studies the impact of natural resource extraction in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) from a number of angles. First, we exploit a novel dataset on the universe of giant oil and gas discoveries in t...