Monthly Archives: November 2017

Course Announcement: Reversing the Resource Curse 15 – 26 April 2018

Applications are now open for the 2018 edition of NRGI’s Reversing the Resource Curse, which will be held from 15-26 April 2018 at the Central European University. Full information on the course can be found at: http://bit.ly/2jgL1VV; some highlights below. We would love to have more SAI participants this year so please consider applying and/or…
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Many Ways to Lose a Billion: SAIs and the Protection of Government EI Revenue

Resource rich countries often fail to secure a fair share of their natural resource wealth. Sometimes this is the result of weak national legislation and poorly negotiated contracts. Frequently it is the result of company strategies to minimize tax payments. A list of national-level benefits from the extractive industries includes economic growth, employment, infrastructure, corporate…
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