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Mongolia’s Crisis Averted—For Now

We have published a blog commenting on the announcement of an IMF bailout for Mongolia, which you can read here: 


Our findings build on the results from using our latest tool, a user-friendly macro-fiscal model to analyze how different shocks or policy changes - especially in the mining sector -  would impact the trajectory…


Added by David Mihalyi on March 19, 2017 at 20:30 — No Comments

Debt Sustainability Challenges in Resource-Rich Developing Countries

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are currently undertaking a review of their debt sustainability framework for low-income countries. We at the Natural Resource Governance Institute submitted comments on how the framework could better address the particular debt sustainability challenges faced by resource-rich countries.…


Added by David Mihalyi on November 19, 2016 at 12:00 — 2 Comments

IMF's Open FARI Model Release an Important First Step

Today, the International Monetary Fund released its model for evaluating and designing oil and mining deals in resource-rich countries. NRGI welcomes the move. With growing availability of open data on extractives and a growing community of users of such models, it’s an important step toward bettering public scrutiny and understanding of resource deals and the flow of revenues.

Last year, NRGI …


Added by David Mihalyi on October 10, 2015 at 12:30 — No Comments

The story of Niger, or how not to have an oil boom while your people starve

There can't be many countries who face famine as their GDP rises by 14%. Yet that is the situation in the West African state of Niger, where the World Food Program, the International Red Cross, Oxfam and other humanitarian agencies launched appeals this week to help some 400,000 people now at risk from severe malnutrition. At the same…


Added by Johnny West on March 29, 2012 at 16:30 — 4 Comments

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