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Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time$
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Paul W. Rhode, Joshua L. Rosenbloom, and David F. Weiman

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780804771856

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.001.0001

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Natural Resources and Economic Outcomes

Natural Resources and Economic Outcomes

(p.27) Chapter 2 Natural Resources and Economic Outcomes
Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Karen Clay

Stanford University Press

This chapter shows how the economic success of the United States was built on the successful exploitation of its diverse natural resources and complementary innovations in transportation, in science and engineering, and in property rights regimes. It describes how American industrial success continued as a result of its technological lead, and then examines the development of its natural-resource based industries. The chapter also examines the relationship between natural resources, growth, and political outcomes.

Keywords:   economic success, United States, natural resources, innovations, transportation, science, engineering, property rights, growth

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