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The Cyclical Phenomenon of Resource Nationalism in Latin America

Francisco J. Monaldi

The Cyclical Phenomenon of Resource Nationalism in Latin America.

The history of the oil sector in the developing word has been characterized by cycles of investment, often followed by cycles of resource nationalism. Understanding the dynamics behind resource nationalism in Latin America is crucial for designing institutional frameworks that limit the cycles and induce long-term resource policies that foster the development of the abundant resource endowments in the region. Read more in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia