Extractive Industries - The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Edited by Tony Addison and Alan Roe

  • Brings together contributions from experts in the field from a wide variety of backgrounds to provide an authoritative view on each topic

  • Covers the economic dimensions of extractives and development, as well as their social and environmental impacts

  • Offers realistic recommendations to improve the extractives sector role in development

  • Delivers an objective and balanced steer on a variety of often contentious issues

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Table of contents

Part I: Overview
1: Extractives for development: introduction and ten main messages, Tony Addison and Alan Roe

Part II: Minerals and Oil and Gas in the Global Context
2: Dependence on extractive industries in lower-income countries: the statistical tendencies, Alan Roe and Samantha Dodd
3: Mining's contribution to low- and middle-income economies, Magnus Ericsson and Olof Löf
4: The role of oil and gas in the economic development of the global economy, Paul Stevens

Part III: The Academic Literature and the Resources Curse
5: The curse of the one-size-fits-all fix: re-evaluating what we know about extractives and economic development, Glada Lahn and Paul Stevens
6: Political economy and governance, Evelyn Dietsche
7: New industrial policy and the extractive industries, Evelyn Dietsche

Part IV: Policy Challenges in the Macro-Management of Extractives
8: The macroeconomic management of natural resources, Mark Henstridge and Alan Roe
9: Extractive revenues and government spending: short- versus long-term considerations, Frederick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables
10: The copper sector, fiscal rules, and stabilization funds in Chile: scope and limits, Andres Solimano and Diego Calderón Guajardo
11: Oil discovery and macroeconomic management: The recent Ghanaian experience, Mahamudu Bawumia and Håvard Halland

Part V: National Institutions of Extractives Management
12: The regulation of extractives: an overview, Tony Addison and Alan Roe
13: Regulatory structures and challenges to developmental extractives: Some practical observations from Ghana, Toni Aubynn
14: The taxation of extractive industries: mining, James M. Otto
15: Doubling down: national oil companies as instruments of risk and reward, Patrick R.P. Heller
16: Protecting the environment during and after resource extraction, Ruth Greenspan Bell
17: Enhancing sustainable development from oil, gas, and mining: from an 'all of government' approach to Partnerships for Development, Kathryn McPhail

Part VI: International Regulatory Concerns and Structures
18: Towards contribution analysis, R. Anthony Hodge
19: The role of governance and international norms for managing natural resources, James Cust
20: Oil and gas companies and the management of social and environmental impacts and issues: the evolution of the industry's approach, Kathryn Tomlinson
21: The role of gender in the extractive industries, Catherine Macdonald
22: Climate change and the extractives sector, Tony Addison

Part VII: Leveraging the Direct Impacts of Extractives Into Sustainable Development
23: Framework: the channels for indirect impacts, Alan Roe and Jeffery Round
24: Local content, supply chains, and shared infrastructure, Olle Östensson
25: Downstream activities: the possibilities and the realities, Olle Östensson and Anton Löf
26: Choices for spending government revenue: new African oil, gas, and mining economies, Sophie Witter and Maja Jakobsen
27: Donor-supported approaches to improving extractives governance: lessons from Nigeria, Joanna Buckley, Neil McCulloch, and Nicholas Travis

Part VIII: Capturing Economic and Social Benefits at Community Level
28: The role of participation in sustainable community development programmes in the extractives industries, Catherine McDonald
29: Approaches to supporting local and community development: the view from Zambia, Angel Mondoloka
30: Approaches to supporting local and community development: Brazil and the Vale SA model of corporate interaction, Liesel Filgueiras, Andreia Rabetim, and Isabel Aché
31: Capturing economic and social benefits at the community level: opportunities and obstacles for civil society, Keith Slack
32: How do we legislate for improved community development?, James M. Otto
33: Conclusions, Tony Addison and Alan Roe