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Working Paper
The socioeconomic impact of coal mining in Mozambique

This study assesses the impact of four coal mines in Mozambique on the socioeconomic outcomes of the local population. We combine four waves of household surveys with coal mine locations data and employ a difference-in-difference model...

Mining Difference-in-differences Poverty
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
Extractive dependency in lower-income countries: Evolving trends during the transition to a low carbon future

The first objective of this paper is to update earlier assessments of mineral dependence in lower-income countries...

Extractives low-carbon future Mining
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
Local content in Zambia—a faltering experience?

From the book: Mining for Change

Industrialization Local content Economic linkages
Book Chapter
The construction sector in Zambia

From the book: Mining for Change

Industrialization Local content Economic linkages
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
Local content: Are there benefits for Tanzania?

From the book: Mining for Change

Extractive industries Local content Mining
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
Project
Photo: Dion Beetson on Unsplash Extractives for Development (E4D) – risks and opportunities

Theme: Transforming states

Extractives Oil and gas Mining
Working Paper
South African gold mining and local procurement in Tanzania and Ghana

We examine the extent to which two of Africa’s leading gold mining economies, Ghana and Tanzania, have adopted transformative local procurement policies to enhance backward linkages from the minerals sector...

Mining Extractives Gold
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
Working Paper
Optimal local content for extractive industries: How can policies best create benefits for Tanzania?

Tanzania is rich with natural resources, which have significant potential to contribute to the country’s economic development...

Extractive industries Local content Mining
Book Chapter
Conclusions

From the book: Extractive Industries

Mining Extractive industries Climate change
Book Chapter
How do we legislate for improved community development?

From the book: Extractive Industries

Community development agreement Mining Mining law
Book Chapter
Approaches to supporting local and community development: Brazil and the Vale SA model of corporate interaction

From the book: Extractive Industries

Public-private social partnership Territorial development Public policies
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