sharing in governance of extractive industries
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.…Continue
Following the release of the 645-page Marikana Commission Report, here are some of my preliminary thoughts:
For some of the background work on how the institutional arrangements governing labour in South Africa keep generating incentives for mutually destructive…Continue
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…Continue