Journal Article: How polarized is the global income distribution?
The interest in the level of global inequality has surged in recent years. This paper complements existing estimates of global inequality by providing the first estimates of the level of bipolarization of the global income distribution.
Policy Brief: The business environment of Mozambican manufacturing firms
The 2017 Survey of Mozambican Manufacturing Firms builds on data collected in 2012 from surviving firms to trace how changing economic conditions have affected the development of firms over five years.
Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity
The central goal of the project is to support inclusive growth, growth that substantially improves the living standards of the Mozambican population.
Journal Special Issue: Fiscal Policy, State Building and Economic Development
This journal presents a synopsis of the contextual conditions, factors and challenges under which the recent evolution of tax systems has taken place. The journal, as the studies in this collection, gives special emphasis to the role natural endowments, p
UNU Annual Report 2017
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From the book: Extractive IndustriesMining Extractive industries Climate change
Book ChapterHow do we legislate for improved community development?
From the book: Extractive IndustriesCommunity development agreement Mining Mining law
Book ChapterApproaches to supporting local and community development: Brazil and the Vale SA model of corporate interaction
From the book: Extractive IndustriesPublic-private social partnership Territorial development Public policies
Book ChapterClimate change and the extractives sector
From the book: Extractive IndustriesExtractive industries Climate change Environment and climate
Book ChapterTowards contribution analysis
From the book: Extractive IndustriesContribution analysis Mining Sustainability
Book ChapterEnhancing sustainable development from oil, gas, and mining: From an 'all of government' approach to Partnerships for Development
From the book: Extractive IndustriesOil Mining Partnerships for Development
Book ChapterThe taxation of extractive industries: Mining
From the book: Extractive IndustriesMining Mining taxation Royalties
Book ChapterThe regulation of extractives: An overview
From the book: Extractive IndustriesRegulation Extractive industries Mining
Book ChapterThe macroeconomic management of natural resources
From the book: Extractive IndustriesMacro-Economic Management Mining Natural resource management
Book ChapterMining's contribution to low- and middle-income economies
From the book: Extractive IndustriesMining Development Tax revenue
Book ChapterExtractives for development: Introduction and ten main messages
From the book: Extractive IndustriesOil and gas Resource revenues Mining
BookExtractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development
New initiatives recognize that resource wealth can provide a means, when properly used, for poorer nations to decisively break with poverty by diversifying economies and funding development spending...Resource revenues Climate change Mining
Working PaperZambia’s mining windfall tax
In 2008, the Government of Zambia reformed its mining tax regime for large-scale copper mines through a unilateral legislative change...Mining windfall tax fiscal benefit sharing
Working PaperTanzania—from mining to oil and gas: Structural change or just big numbers?
This paper extends UNU-WIDER Working Paper 2016/79, which examined the economic situation in Tanzania during the resurgence of gold and diamond production after 1999, with the situation that emerged as the country began to exploit its very large reso...Tanzania Gas Liquefied natural gas
Working PaperMining’s contribution to low- and middle-income economies
In several low- and middle-income countries with important extractive sectors, gross national income has developed favourably. Africa has benefitted most, particularly West Africa...Mining Development Tax revenue
BlogLower exploration spending – another response to the end of the commodity price boom
My previous blog, which you can read here , commented on the manner in which mining companies had been able to respond to the recent decline in metals prices by significantly reducing their costs of production...Commodity boom Mining Extractives