Botswana and a Dutch Disease
6 pages (1500 words)
In line with this, several authors explained that a constantly increasing exportation of natural resources (i.e. discovery of natural gas, oil, mining of diamonds, gold, copper, etc.), remittances from overseas workers or incoming of foreign aids can lead to a significant increase not only in the revenue but also in the aggregate demand for traded and non-traded commodities (Pearson 2011; Rodrick and Rosenzweig 2010).