In an analysis of Maine’s economic woes, a recent op-ed for the Bangor Daily News touched on an infamous problem in economic development: the natural resource curse. The piece supposed that Maine may be a victim of this curse, beholden to the whims of the timber industry. I think the author overstated the connection, but […]
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