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Mining Booms in Africa and Local Welfare Effects: Labor Markets, Women’s Empowerment and Criminality


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Title: Mining Booms in Africa and Local Welfare Effects: Labor Markets, Women’s Empowerment and Criminality
Other Titles: Storskalig gruvdrift i Afrika och lokala välfärdseffekter: arbetsmarknader, kvinnors rättigheter och kriminalitet
Authors: Tolonen, Anja
E-mail: anja.tolonen@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 8-May-2015
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Date of Defence: 2015-05-29
Disputation: Fredagen den 29 maj 2015 klockan 10.15 sal E44
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Ekonomiska Studier
222
Keywords: Development
Extractive Industries
Mining
Economic Growth
Women's Empowerment
Labor Markets
Africa
Criminality
Gender
Abstract: The role that extractive industries can play in processes of economic development is frequently described as, at best non-existent, or at worst, persistently negative. Extractive industries, while focusing on unearthing large sub-soil wealth, are sometimes linked to adverse political and macroeconomic outcomes in developing countries. Its local economic effects have long been thought to be close to zero, due to little revenue accruing to local administrative budgets and weak linkages to loc... more
ISBN: 978-91-88199-00-3
ISSN: 1651-4297
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/38780
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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