Essays about: "Natural resource curse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words Natural resource curse.

  1. 1. Delayed Demographic Transitions - The Natural Resource Curse Extended? A case study for Bolivia 1900--2010

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lina Madita Philippsen; [2022]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates if dependence on natural resources causes a delayed demographic transition. The Plurinational State of Bolivia is taken as an example as it is a country with a high share of Mining \& Oil activities in its economy. The method of investigation is a time series analysis covering the period 1900--2010. READ MORE

  2. 2. Deepening or Dampening the Resource Curse? The effects of Chinese lending on the resource curse in African countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Timothy Littorin Liljerehn; [2022]
    Keywords : Resource curse; Chinese lending; China; Africa; Natural resource dependency; Angola; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Natural resource abundant countries, especially ones rich in oil, tend to suffer from political and economical problems as an effect of their resource wealth. This phenomenon has been observed and studied by many scholars and has been labelled the “Resource curse”. READ MORE

  3. 3. ‘Our own law is making us beggars’ : understanding the marginal experiences of governed, mine-side communities in Mutoko district, Zimbabwe

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Saymore Ngonidzashe Kativu; [2021]
    Keywords : unequal ecological exchange; lifeworld; granite mining; governance; mining anthropology; natural resources curse; natural resources governance; Zimbabwe;

    Abstract : There is a rising interest in the Global South, to ensure that mineral resources are governed to benefit local communities where they are extracted. The shared Africa Mining Vision and economic aspirations in Zimbabwe seeking to integrate equity in governing and extracting mineral resources reflects such interests. READ MORE

  4. 4. Resource Abundance and Material Wellbeing in Africa — an investigation of the Resource Curse

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Hedvig Lagercrantz; [2021]
    Keywords : Natural resource curse; Resource abundance; Material wellbeing; Taxation; Africa; Institutions; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Natural resources and their impact on growth has received significant academic attention through the theory of the resource curse. Most literature has studied the relationship between natural resource abundance and economic growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. The extractive industries transparency initiative in the Democratic Republic of Congo : the failing understanding and ownership of the E.I.T.I objectives prevent to reachthe UNs sustainable goals

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Bitota Mudibu Sparf; [2020]
    Keywords : transparency; accountability; governance; DRC; extractive industries; SDGs;

    Abstract : This study looks at the adaptation and implementation of the E.I.T.I principles in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and assesses whether governance through transparency and accountability practices in its extractive sector have improved. READ MORE