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Raymond F. Mikesell deals with sources of conflict between private foreign investors and the governments of developing countries. He concludes that government ownership and control will expand and that foreign investors are most likely to become sellers of their special services rather than remain investors who act freely for the benefit of parent companies. Originally published in 1971.
RFF has always recognized that environmental issues have both local and global implications. Classic books in this collection include detailed investigations of population and economic growth, the role of natural resource information in economic development, the role of women in developing economies, and the use and protection of land in tropical as well as Antarctic settings.
The RFF Library Collection brings back landmark books published by Resources for the Future throughout its nearly 60-year history as the pre-eminent research institution devoted exclusively to environmental issues. The Collection offers individuals and institutions the most classic and relevant literature across a range of environmental issues.