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Project workshop
Extractive Industries: Taxation and Revenues
5 November 2020
Zoom, Finland
Past event
Policy Brief
Mining for change: How can natural resources support inclusive growth in Africa

For a growing number of countries in Africa the discovery of natural resources is a great opportunity, but one accompanied by considerable risks. There is an extensive literature linking natural resource dependence to poor economic performance...

Mining Extractive industries Industrial policy
Working Paper
Natural resources, institutions, and economic transformation in Mozambique

In the light of Mozambique’s natural resources boom—especially its large-scale investments in mining, oil, and gas—this paper analyses the prospects for the extractive industries to contribute to economic transformation from an inst...

Economic transformation Extractive industries Institutions
Working Paper
The potential of extractive industries as anchor investments for broader regional development

The paper reviews what we know about the possibilities of designing and implementing policy measures that raise the contribution of the extractive industries’ production/consumption links to economic growth and wellbeing, and reviews how polici...

Downstream processing Extractive industries infrastrucuture
Working Paper
Revenue forecasting in the mining industries: A data-driven approach

Robust forecasting of mining sector revenues is key to effective budgeting (and broader fiscal management) in many resource-rich countries...

corporate income tax Extractive industries mineral tax
Book Chapter
Uganda’s oil: How much, when, and how will it be governed?

From the book: Mining for Change

Extractives Extractive industries structural change
Book Chapter
Local content: Are there benefits for Tanzania?

From the book: Mining for Change

Extractive industries Local content Mining
Book Chapter
Local content and the prospects for economic diversification in Mozambique

From the book: Mining for Change

Natural resource management Extractive industries Economic diversification
Book Chapter
Mozambique—bust before boom: Reflections on investment surges and new gas

From the book: Mining for Change

Economic diversification Economic transformation Extractive industries
Book Chapter
Rowing against the current: Economic diversification in Africa

Extractive industries Natural resources diversification
Book
Mining for Change: Natural Resources and Industry in Africa

For a growing number of countries in Africa the discovery and exploitation of natural resources is a great opportunity, but one accompanied by considerable risks...

Mining Industrial policy Extractive industries
In the media
UNU-WIDER book informs Forbes article on the future of extractives Extractive industries Extractives
Policy seminar
Tony Addison presents at a high-level policy dialogue in Maputo
27 March 201928 March 2019
The Bank of Mozambique , Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Seminar
Public Forum on extractive industry and development

The Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme will host a public forum on 26 March 2019 on the topic of Extractive Industry and Development. The Chief Economist and Deputy Director of UNU-WIDER Tony Addison will give a presentation based on a major...

26 March 2019
Complexo Pedagógico, Room 1501, Main Campus, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Blog
Can natural resources jump-start industrialization?

At the end of last year, I filmed a lecture that will be part of a massive open online course (MOOC) on industrialization in Africa...

Industrialization structural change Employment and Industry
Presentation
Tony Addison gives a presentation on extractives at the OECD Development Centre seminar

Chief Economist and Deputy Director of UNU-WIDER, Tony Addison , is giving a presentation on 14 December at the OECD Development Centre’s seminar series Development in Transition. The seminar focuses on natural resources and sustainable...

14 December 2018
OECD, Paris, France
Past event
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