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Ross Harvey
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Jan 25, 2016
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Jan 25, 2016
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Mineral rights, rents and resources in South Africa's development narrative

A new SAIIA paper argues that South African policymakers have to make mining legislation coherent with the National Development Plan if the industry is to have any chance of succeeding under a low commodity price environment.The paper explores potential explanations for South Africa’s economic underperformance since 1994. Despite the country’s…See More
Dec 10, 2015
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Job opportunities at the South African Institute of International Affairs

SAIIA is looking to hire a Researcher and a Programme Head on its Governance of Africa's Resources Programme, based in Cape Town. Please share these opportunities with anyone who you think is keen and able to produce…See More
Oct 27, 2015
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Oct 27, 2015
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Marikana Commission’s findings cast light on urgency of labour law reform

Following the release of the 645-page Marikana Commission Report, here are some of my preliminary thoughts:Marikana Commission’s findings cast light on urgency of labour law reformFor some of the background work on how the institutional arrangements governing labour in South Africa keep generating incentives for mutually destructive strikes, see:…See More
Aug 3, 2015
Ross Harvey favorited Degol Hailu's blog post The Extractives Dependence Index (EDI)
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Jun 8, 2015
Ross Harvey commented on Norma Garza's event 'SAVE THE DATE: Governance of Africa's Resources Programme Indaba Roundtable'
"New details now available here: http://www.saiia.org.za/events/from-acid-mine-drainage-to-fracking Please RSVP to lala.nongalaza@saiia.org.za"
Feb 2, 2015
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SAVE THE DATE: Governance of Africa's Resources Programme Indaba Roundtable at Indaba

February 9, 2015 all day
Save the DateGovernance of Africa’s Resources Programme (GARP)         Indaba Roundtable InvitationTHEME: Extractives & the Environment The Governance of Africa’s Resources Programme (GARP) cordially invites you to attend its annual Indaba Roundtable on the 9th of February 2015. Venue, topic and speakers to be confirmed.See More
Feb 2, 2015
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Botswana's Coal: Dead in the water or economic game-changer?

Here's my latest publication, which argues that Botswana's coal should be harnessed for regional energy security rather than focusing on exports per se. http://www.saiia.org.za/news/botswanas-coal-dead-in-the-water-or-economic-game-changer…See More
Dec 8, 2014
Antipas Massawe commented on Ross Harvey's blog post 'Future oil revenues and political dynamics in West and East Africa, a slippery slope?'
"I downloaded the 36 page report and read through quick, finding it very interesting and useful in terms of the research findings which are real expectation in the African multiparty democracies mostly dominated illiterate populations. To be…"
Jun 24, 2014
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Future oil revenues and political dynamics in West and East Africa, a slippery slope?

          Photo © arbyreed / FlickrThis paper attempts to model the likely interaction between political dynamics and windfall oil rents in a number of soon-to-be oil-dependent economies in Africa. Using a theoretical framework designed by North, Wallis and Weingast, and a game theoretic model developed by Robert Bates, it examines the…See More
Jun 19, 2014
Nicole Shaw favorited Ross Harvey's blog post New research: How to chart a new social compact for mining sector in South Africa
May 27, 2014
Nicole Shaw favorited Ross Harvey's blog post New research: How to chart a new social compact for mining sector in South Africa
May 27, 2014
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New research: How to chart a new social compact for mining sector in South Africa

NEW RESEARCHJust short of 18 months after South Africa’s Marikana tragedy of 16 August 2012, ascendant platinum belt union AMCU went on strike. The union represents about 70% of the workforce across three of South Africa’s largest platinum companies. Since its inception in January, the longest strike in South African history has cost the platinum sector over R17 billion in lost revenue.…See More
May 13, 2014

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South African Institute for International Affairs
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Civil Society Organisation
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http://saiia.org.za
Job Title
Researcher
About My Work
Exploring how Africa can optimise its mineral and energy wealth by adopting incentive-compatible reforms.
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, investing, geology, contract and licensing
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Mineral rights, rents and resources in South Africa's development narrative

Posted on December 10, 2015 at 10:12 0 Comments

A new SAIIA paper argues that South African policymakers have to make mining legislation coherent with the National Development Plan if the industry is to have any chance of succeeding under a low commodity price environment.

The paper explores potential explanations for South Africa’s economic underperformance since 1994.…

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Job opportunities at the South African Institute of International Affairs

Posted on October 27, 2015 at 16:36 0 Comments

SAIIA is looking to hire a Researcher and a Programme Head on its Governance of Africa's Resources Programme, based in Cape Town. Please share these opportunities with anyone who you think is keen and able to produce…

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Marikana Commission’s findings cast light on urgency of labour law reform

Posted on August 3, 2015 at 15:14 0 Comments

Following the release of the 645-page Marikana Commission Report, here are some of my preliminary thoughts:

Marikana Commission’s findings cast light on urgency of labour law reform

For some of the background work on how the institutional arrangements governing labour in South Africa keep generating incentives for mutually destructive…

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Botswana's Coal: Dead in the water or economic game-changer?

Posted on December 8, 2014 at 16:49 0 Comments

Here's my latest publication, which argues that Botswana's coal should be harnessed for regional energy security rather than focusing on exports per se. http://www.saiia.org.za/news/botswanas-coal-dead-in-the-water-or-economic-game-changer…

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