Kamal Kharazi; Escaping the Oil Curse

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Wednesday 05/04/2005

Kamal Kharazi, Iranian Foreign Minister, expresses his hopes for developing countries to take practical steps towards universal disarmament. Economists Nancy Birdsall and Arvind Subramanian discuss their novel, "Escaping the Oil Curse," in which they postulate that countries dependent on oil revenue develop more slowly and have weaker political institutions.