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Boom
Book Chapter
The boom-bust cycle of global copper prices, structural change and industrial development in Zambia

From the book: Mining for Change

Copper Economic management Fiscal
Book Chapter
Gas in Tanzania: Adapting to new realities

From the book: Mining for Change

Developing countries Institutions Macroeconomics
Book Chapter
Understanding the boom

From the book: Mining for Change

Developing countries Institutions Macroeconomics
Working Paper
Understanding the boom: A framing paper

A significant natural resource discovery creates excited popular expectations of imminent wealth. But the size of a boom is usually overestimated and the delay in receiving revenues is underestimated...

Developing countries Institutions Macroeconomics
Working Paper
Understanding the boom: Country study—Tanzania

There are large volumes of gas offshore Tanzania, which has raised hopes of a boom. But those hopes look set to be disappointed. A boom would depend on there being a sizeable flow of revenue to government from producing and exporting gas...

Developing countries Institutions Natural resources
Working Paper
Understanding the implications of the boom-bust cycle of global copper prices for natural resources, structural change, and industrial development in Zambia

This paper is about understanding the cycle of global copper price booms and busts over Zambia’s economic history. We explore how the mining industry has been managed, and wider economic management during boom periods...

Copper Economic management Fiscal
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