Essays about: "resource curse"

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  1. 1. Oil: a curse for gender equality? Evidence from Latin America

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Carolina Andrade Pazmino; [2021]
    Keywords : Resource Curse; Gender Equality; Latin America; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Latin America is considered the most unequal region of the world - and also, its second largest oil producer. Using prior research on resource curse and its potential effects on democracy in the mentioned area, combined with research on gender equality in the Middle East - this paper aims to explore the existence of a potential statistical relationship between oil and gender equality. READ MORE

  2. 2. ‘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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The Natural Resource Curse at the Regional Level? : The Case of Sweden

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Carl Bellerud; [2020]
    Keywords : Resource curse; convergence; econometrics;

    Abstract : The resource curse thesis states that countries with an abundance of natural resources tend to experience lower economic growth rates. However, does this theory apply also to the regional level? The purpose of this thesis is to both test the natural resources curse theory at the regional level in Sweden, as well to examine if different types of natural resource dependencies appear to have the same effect on regional income growth in the country. READ MORE