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Degol Hailu
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Capturing Mineral Revenues in Zambia: Past Trends and Future Prospects

Started Aug 12, 2013 0 Replies

This paper by Anthony Simpasa, Degol Hailu, Sebastian Levine and Roberto Julio Tibana argues that:Zambia has been exporting copper for more than a century. The country’s mining sector has undergone…Continue

Macroeconomic Policies for Resource-Rich Countries

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Macey Dec 24, 2012. 2 Replies

Do resource-rich countries need different macroeconomic policies? The authors of the attached paper think so.…Continue

 

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Can the SDG target to industrialise be achieved in resource-rich Africa countries?

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 9 on industry, innovation and infrastructure has among its targets to promote “inclusive and sustainable industrialization”. Read more...…See More
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Jasmin Blessing favorited Degol Hailu's blog post Funding the SDGs in Resource-Rich Countries
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Chinpihoi Kipgen commented on Degol Hailu's blog post 'Is there a better way to measure resource-dependence?'
"Dear Kristian, thank you for your comment. Yes, we are currently working on analysing the Index results with selected SDG indicators and hope to post our findings soon. "
Feb 16
Kristian Lempa commented on Degol Hailu's blog post 'Is there a better way to measure resource-dependence?'
"Great article, thanks for posting. Would be interesting to reference the data with other indices, e.g. on fragility. Also, a discussion on the SDGs linked to your three dimensions of resource dependence would be interesting. Do you plan further work…"
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Is there a better way to measure resource-dependence?

Is there a better way to measure resource-dependence? By Degol Hailu and Chinpihoi KipgenThis piece is a summary of our full article published in the journal Resources Policy. See Degol Hailu and Chinpihoi Kipgen (2017) "The Extractives Dependence Index (EDI)", Resources Policy, Volume 51, Pages 251–264. https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1UROZ_6sd-UEcLHigh and persistent dependence on the extraction of oil, gas and minerals for export…See More
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Is there a better way to measure resource-dependence?

Is there a better way to measure resource-dependence? By Degol Hailu and Chinpihoi KipgenThis piece is a summary of our full article published in the journal Resources Policy. See Degol Hailu and Chinpihoi Kipgen (2017) "The Extractives Dependence Index (EDI)", Resources Policy, Volume 51, Pages 251–264. https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1UROZ_6sd-UEcLHigh and persistent dependence on the extraction of oil, gas and minerals for export…See More
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pietro toigo favorited Degol Hailu's blog post Exit from aid in resource-rich countries
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Jodi Liss commented on Degol Hailu's blog post 'Exit from aid in resource-rich countries'
"There was a time when aid focused on industrial development in Africa (and elsewhere). It did not work out very well in many cases for a variety of reasons including a lack of comparative advantage, lack of infrastructure, uneven capacity, political…"
Nov 30, 2015
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Exit from aid in resource-rich countries

Exit from aid in resource-rich countriesDegol Hailu, Senior Advisor and Chinpihoi Kipgen, Research Associate United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)You would expect dependence on Official Development Assistance (ODA) to fall as countries increase their export of oil, gas and minerals. Intuitively, the additional foreign exchange and taxes earned from the sale of commodities would reduce the relative importance of ODA.However, the facts speak differently. Over the past three decades,…See More
Nov 26, 2015

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Economic Advisor
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United Nations
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gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
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Can the SDG target to industrialise be achieved in resource-rich Africa countries?

Posted on August 1, 2017 at 12:50 0 Comments

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 9 on industry, innovation and infrastructure has among its targets to promote “inclusive and sustainable industrialization”. Read more...…

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Is there a better way to measure resource-dependence?

Posted on February 4, 2017 at 10:46 2 Comments

Is there a better way to measure resource-dependence? By Degol Hailu and Chinpihoi Kipgen

This piece is a summary of our full article published in the journal Resources Policy. See Degol Hailu and Chinpihoi Kipgen (2017) "The Extractives Dependence Index (EDI)", Resources Policy, Volume 51, Pages 251–264. https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1UROZ_6sd-UEcL

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