The natural resource curse -and- Delivery of health and education services in Nigeria

Date created: 
2012-08-14
Identifier: 
etd7443
Keywords: 
Natural Resource Curse
Institutions
Resource Dependence
Economic Diversification Service Delivery
Education
Healthcare
Nigeria
Abstract: 

Essay 1: What are natural resources? Why do some countries thrive with their available resources, while others suffer from what is referred to as the Natural Resource Curse? How did countries such as Botswana escape the resource curse, and why is Nigeria a prime example of the resource curse. This extended paper aims to address the questions mentioned, while attempting to examine the important factors responsible for the resource curse. Essay 2: Delivery of Education and Healthcare services are considered poor in Nigeria thereby making it a source of concern due to the impact on economic and social development. This extended essay aims to identify various bottlenecks hindering proper service delivery, while also providing recommendations to improve current service delivery mechanisms.

Document type: 
Graduating extended essay / Research project
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Senior supervisor: 
Morten Jerven
Department: 
Arts & Social Sciences: School for International Studies
Thesis type: 
(Extended Essays) M.A.
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