One More Resource Curse: Dutch Disease and Export Concentration

In this Growth Lab podcast, CID Student Ambassador Abeela Latif, interviews Dany Bahar, Research Fellow at Brookings Institution and Growth Lab Research Associate and Miguel Angel Santos, Adjunct Professor in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and Director of Applied Research at the Growth Lab. Dany and Miguel talk about their research paper "One more resource curse: Dutch disease and export concentration". In the interview, they explain the concept of Dutch disease and talk about why natural resources can be seen as a curse from an economic perspective. They also discuss the motivation behind their research, their main findings and explain how policy makers can use these learnings to make smarter policy decisions.