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Natural resource wealth: making resource windfalls work for Sub-Saharan African countries

Gueye, Cheikh Ante and Lee, Munseob (2015) Natural resource wealth: making resource windfalls work for Sub-Saharan African countries. International Growth Centre Blog (26 Aug 2015). Website.

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Abstract

In the oil and gas sector, six of the top ten global discoveries in 2013 were made in Africa. This is all good news, but what does it mean for people in Africa? Unfortunately, most resource windfalls have historically failed to translate into economic development because accountability frameworks and institutions for resource revenue management was lacking.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 09:08
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 21:05
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81857

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