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Local Employment Effects of Falling Copper prices: A Case study in the Copperbelt province of Zambia.


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Title: Local Employment Effects of Falling Copper prices: A Case study in the Copperbelt province of Zambia.
Authors: Davidsson, Jakob
Eriksson, John
Issue Date: 23-Nov-2017
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: 201711:231
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Abstract: Zambia is heavily dependent on copper, and a typical example of a country subject to the natural resource curse. From 2011 until 2016, the copper price fell from around $9,900 to $5,660 per metric tonne (mt). In this thesis, we examine the relationship between the falling copper price and employment opportunities in the Copperbelt region of Zambia, both in the large mines and further down the supply chain, among the Zambian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) active in the Copperbelt. We u... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/54488
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