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Arezki, R., Pattillo, C. A., Quintyn, M., & Zhu, M. (Eds.). (2013). Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries Washington DC: International Monetary Fund.

Bell, S. E. (2009). There Ain’t No Bond in Town Like there Used to Be’: The Destruction of Social Capital in the West Virginia Coalfields. Sociological Forum, 24(3), 631-657.

Bell, S. E., & York, R. (2010). Community economic identity: The coal industry and ideology construction in West Virginia. Rural Sociology, 75(1), 113-143.

Billings, D. D., & Blee, K. M. (2000). The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in Appalachia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Burns, S. S. (2007). Bringing down the mountains:  the impact of Mountaintop Removal on southern West Virginia communities. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press.

Carmignani, F. (2013). Development outcomes, resource abundance, and the transmission through inequality. Resource and Energy Economics, 35(3), 412–428. doi:

Collier, P. (2010). The political economy of natural resources. Social Research, 77(4), 1105-1132.

Collier, P., & Goderis, B. (2008). Commodity Prices, Growth, and the Natural Resource Curse: Reconciling a Conundrum. Available at SSRN: or Social Science Research Network.

de Soysa, I. (2000). The Resource Curse: Are Civil Wars Driven by Rapacity or Paucity? In M. Berdal & D. M. Malone (Eds.), Greed and Grievance: Economic Agendas in Civil Wars. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner.

Deaton, B. J., & Niman, E. (2012). An Empirical Examination of the Relationship between Mining Employment and Poverty in the Appalachian Region. Applied Economics :, 44(3), 303-312.

Deller, S. (2010). Rural Poverty, Tourism, and Spatial Heterogeneity. Annals of Tourism Research, 37, 180-205.

Firger, D. M. (2010 ). Transparency and the natural resource curse:  examining the new extraterritorial information forcing rules in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act of 2010. Georgetown Journal of International Law, 41, 1043-1095.

Frankel, J. A. (2013). The natural resource curse:  a survey of diagnoses and some prescriptions. In R. Arezki, C. A. Pattillo, M. Quintyn & M. Zhu (Eds.), Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries. Washington DC: International Monetary Fund.

Goderis, B., & Malone, S. W. (2011). Natural Resource Booms and Inequality: Theory and Evidence. The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 113(2), 388–417.

Haufler, V. (2010). Disclosure as Governance: The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and Resource Management in the Developing World. Global Environmental Politics, 10(3), 53-73. doi: 10.1162/GLEP_a_00014

Haufler, V. (2012). BOOK REVIEW of: The Natural Resources Trap: Private Investment without Public Commitment – Edited by William Hogan and Federico Sturzenegger. Review of Policy Research, 29(Generic), 315-316. doi: 10.1111/j.1541-1338.2011.00556_2.x

Humphreys, M., Sachs, J. D., & Stiglitz, J. E. (2007a). Introduction:  What is the problem with natural resource wealth? In M. Humphreys  , J. D. Sachs & J. E. Stiglitz (Eds.), Escaping the Resource Curse (pp. 1-20). New York: Columbia University Press.

Humphreys, M., Sachs, J. D., & Stiglitz, J. E. (Eds.). (2007b). Escaping the Resource Curse. New York: Columbia University Press.

Isham, J., Woolcock, M., Pritchett, L., & Busby, G. (2005). The Varieties of Resource Experience: Natural Resource Export Structures and the Political Economy of Economic Growth The World Bank Economic Review Oxford: Oxford University Press on behalf of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

James, A., & Aadland, D. (2011). The curse of natural resources: An empirical investigation of U.S. counties. Resource and Energy Economics, 33(2), 440–453.

Kaufmann, D. (2013). "The Development Challenge of the Decade: Natural Resource Governance". Paper presented at the Presentation at Extractive Industry Roundtable sponsored by EITI & Government of Norway, Oslo, Norway.

Mannion, E. (2003). Education, Longevity, Income: Measuring Kentucky’s Human Development Index. Lexington, Kentucky: University of Kentucky Appalachian Center

Mildner, S.-A., & Lauster, G. (2011). Curse or Blessing – Development or Misery? Scrambling to the Bottom or Scrambling to the Top, Natural Resources, Economic Growth, and Conflict: A Literature Review. Bonn, Germany: Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Mitchell, T. (2013). Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil. London: Verso.

Munn, A., Kunkel, C., Hufford, M., Martin, L., & Taylor, B. (2013). Roundtable on "Who Owns Appalachia 2013: Limitations and Opportunities of publicly available surface and mineral ownership data in West Virginia". Paper presented at the Appalachian Studies Association annual meetings, Boone, NC. .

Papyrakis, E., & Gerlagh, R. (2004). The resource curse hypothesis and its transmission channels. Journal of Comparative Economics, 32(1), 181–193.

Papyrakisa, E., & Gerlagh, R. (2007). Resource abundance and economic growth in the United States. European Economic Review, 51(4), 1011–1039. doi:,

Perdue, R. T., & Pavela, G. (2012). Addictive economies and coal dependency: methods of extraction and socioeconomic outcomes in West Virginia, 1997-2009. Organization & Environment, 25(4), 368-384. doi: 10.1177/1086026612464767

Rajan, S. C. (2011). Poor little rich countries: another look at the ‘resource curse’. Environmental Politics, 20(5), 617–632.

Revenue Watch Institute. (2013). The 2013 Resource Governance Index: a measure of transparency and accountability in the oil, gas and mining sector. 1700 Broadway, 17th floor, New York, NY 10019

Ross, M. (2001). Does oil hinder democracy? World Politics. World Politics, 53, 325-361.

Ross, M. (2012). The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Santopietro, G. D. (2002). Analyzing income convergence at the county level:  the case of development in Central Appalachia. Journal of Economic Issues, 36(4), 893-906.

Shankleman, J. (2006). Oil, Profits, and Peace. Washington DC: United States Institute of Peace Press.

Walker, A. (2013). An empirical analysis of resource curse and the educational attainment channel in the Appalachian region. Dept of Economics, West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV.