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Research Library

Center for Energy Studies



Resource Curse Dynamics, the Corporate License to Operate and the Potential of Direct Cash Dividends

Todd Moss

Resource Curse Dynamics, the Corporate License to Operate and the Potential of Direct Cash Dividends.

To avoid the resource curse, nonresident fellow Todd Moss proposes a direct cash dividend to drive macroeconomic benefit, alleviate poverty and create incentives that drive demand for transparency and sound management.

This working paper is part of a series titled “The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Resource-Rich Regions.”