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Political Economy and Natural Resource Use

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines evidence on the four ways in which a nation’s political system and its natural resource use are linked. First, when property rights to resources are weak, competition to acquire ... More


The Curse of the One-size-fits-all Fix: Re-evaluating What We Know about Extractives and Economic Development

Glada Lahn and Paul Stevens

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the context of falls in extractive commodities prices since 2011, this chapter examines the history of thinking about the interplay between extractive industries and economic development. Just as ... More


Aid and Rent‐driven Growth: Mauritania, Kenya, and Mozambique Compared

Richard M. Auty

in Foreign Aid for Development: Issues, Challenges, and the New Agenda

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580934
eISBN:
9780191723346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580934.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter conceptualises foreign aid as a geopolitical form of rent in order to help distinguish the conditions under which aid is detrimental to sustained economic recovery from those where it is ... More


The Resource Curse and Transparency

Charles Cater

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Transparency-based policies are currently the principal approach to mitigating the resource curse in developing countries, particularly with respect to corruption and conflict. Policy making often ... More


Resource Extraction and Inclusive Development: Extending the Bases of the Political Settlements Approach

Anthony Bebbington, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, Denise Humphreys Bebbington, Marja Hinfelaar, Cynthia A. Sanborn, Jessica Achberger, Celina Grisi Huber, Verónica Hurtado, Tania Ramírez, and Scott D. Odell

in Governing Extractive Industries: Politics, Histories, Ideas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198820932
eISBN:
9780191860478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820932.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter develops a conceptual framework for understanding the politics of extractive industry governance. Building from the work of Karl, Ross, Watts, and others, and their efforts to understand ... More


Extractives for Development: Introduction and Ten Main Messages

Tony Addison and Alan Roe

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Countries face both challenges and opportunities in using their extractive industries to achieve more inclusive development—particularly in the developing world. Extractive industries have shaped ... More


Conclusions: Interpreting the Politics of Natural Resource Extraction

Anthony Bebbington, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, Denise Humphreys Bebbington, Marja Hinfelaar, Cynthia A. Sanborn, Jessica Achberger, Celina Grisi Huber, Verónica Hurtado, Tania Ramírez, and Scott D. Odell

in Governing Extractive Industries: Politics, Histories, Ideas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198820932
eISBN:
9780191860478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820932.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter synthesizes findings from Bolivia, Ghana, Peru, and Zambia. It concludes that political settlements influence the relationships between resource-dependent economies and patterns of ... More


Conclusions

Tony Addison and Alan Roe

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0033
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The extractive industries have invariably occupied a somewhat uncomfortable position in development debate and practice. The very word ‘extraction’ conjures up images of forceful (and painful) ... More


United States’ Approaches to Expanding Energy Access

Jason E. Bordoff

in Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199682362
eISBN:
9780191762925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682362.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Even as the energy landscape is transformed by technological innovations for both fossil fuel and renewable production, 1.3 billion people globally still cannot turn on the lights. In the race ... More


Papua New Guinea: Jobs, Poverty, and Resources

Colin Filer, Marjorie Andrew, Benedict Y. Imbun, Phillipa Jenkins, and Bill F. Sagir

in Jobs For Development: Challenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754848
eISBN:
9780191816321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754848.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a “resource-rich” country with extreme levels of poverty and very poor human development indicators. This chapter questions the common assumption that jobs created in the ... More


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