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Resource curse
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
Research Brief
Bust before boom: New gas finds, investments, and their implications in Mozambique Economic diversification Economic transformation Extractive industries
Working Paper
Mozambique—bust before boom: Reflections on investment surges and new gas

This paper is a sequel to an earlier paper that looked in broad terms at many of the issues that Mozambique faces today in managing its new extractive resources...

Economic diversification Economic transformation Extractive industries
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New book from Oxford University Press looks at how to make extractive industries sustainable and inclusive
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Originally posted by Oxford Policy Management The extractives sector, and the way it works, continues to change rapidly and its importance to many lower-income economies continues to increase...

Extractive industries Resource curse Policy coordination
Book Chapter
The curse of the one-size-fits-all fix: Re-evaluating what we know about extractives and economic development

From the book: Extractive Industries

Development Oil Gas
Research Brief
Potential benefits and pitfalls of extractives in Mozambique: Lessons from international experience

Mozambique has seen a significant expansion of interest and investment in its extractive industries...

Extractive industries Resource curse Policy coordination
Working Paper
Extractive industries and development: Lessons from international experience for Mozambique

In common with several other low-income African economies, in recent years Mozambique has seen a significant expansion of interest and investment in its long-established extractives industries...

Extractive industries Resource curse Policy coordination
Working Paper
The curse of the one-size-fits-all fix: Re-evaluating what we know about extractives and economic development

In the context of falls in extractive commodities prices since 2011, this paper examines the history of thinking about the interplay between extractives and economic development...

Development Oil Gas
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