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Climate change and the extractives sector

The extractives industries must adjust their operations to shifting patterns of demand for oil, natural gas, and coal together with metals and minerals – as policies and new technologies encourage progress along low-carbon pathways in energy, t...

Extractives Oil Natural gas
Working Paper
Oil discovery and macroeconomic management: The recent Ghanaian experience

This paper analyses the evolution of fiscal and monetary variables in Ghana, from the discovery of oil in 2007 through to 2014...

Ghana Macroeconomic policy Oil
Working Paper
Enhancing sustainable development from oil, gas, and mining: From an ‘all of government’ approach to Partnerships for Development

This paper outlines how sustainable development in resource-rich countries requires an ‘all of government’ approach as well as multi-stakeholder dialogue and partnerships between government, companies, and civil society organizations...

Oil Mining Partnerships for Development
Research Brief
Oil in Ghana: How inflated expectations of oil revenues led to a deterioration in macroeconomic management Oil Ghana Extractive industries
Working Paper
Dependence on extractive industries in lower-income countries: The statistical tendencies

This paper synthesizes statistical information evidencing the proposition that extractive industries are of great significance in many low- and middle-income developing economies...

Development Oil Gas
Working Paper
Donor-supported approaches to improving extractives governance: Lessons from Nigeria and Ghana

Donor interest in the extractives sector is based upon the premise that it represents an opportunity to improve a country’s development prospects...

Oil Gas Natural resources
Working Paper
Oil and gas companies and the management of social and environmental impacts and issues: The evolution of the industry’s approach

This paper provides an overview of social and environmental management practices in the oil and gas industry...

Social performance Social investment Corporate social responsibility
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
Working Paper
Natural resources' impact on government revenues

Motivated by the fact that the taxation of natural resources is both crucial and particularly challenging for developing countries, this paper draws on a unique dataset to produce empirical evidence on two issues pertaining to the fiscal impact of oi...

Taxation Oil Natural resources
Working Paper
The role of oil and gas in the development of the global economy

This paper is concerned with the role of oil and gas in the development of the global economy...

Oil Natural gas Energy policy
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