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The Political Economy of Stabilisation Funds: Measuring their Success in Resource-Dependent Countries

Published on 21 February 2011

Many resource-dependent countries use stabilisation funds to stabilise resource revenues, save income, and to try to avoid the resource curse. But how effective are they? This paper offers a new means of measuring a fund’s effectiveness and of gauging the political economy reasons contributing to its success or failure.

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IDS
authors
Bagattini, G, Y.
journal
IDS Research Report of IDS Working Paper, issue 356

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