MPIA-12453 Impact of mining and oil boom on employment and economic development in Niger

Abstract

This study analyzes the impact of the mining and oil sectors expansion on the economic development and employment according to the political choices of resources management. It uses a static computable general equilibrium model based on the PEP 1-1 model which introduced some modifications. The results show that the mining and oil revenues do not systematically lead to a Dutch syndrome if good policies are implemented in the appropriate sectors. They show that supporting agriculture has beneficial effects on agricultural production and can involved the food insecurity, while subsidizing electricity strengthens industrial sector and create more jobs.

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Members

Project leader: Saadatou SANGARE ALKASSOUM

Project researchers: Hamadou Daouda Youssoufou | MME FALALOU Fatimata Ousseini | BOUKARI Mamane

Scientific mentors: Helene Maisonnave | Sandrine Mesple-Somps


Journal publication

No journal publications.


Working Papers

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Impact of mining and oil boom on the labour market and economic development in Niger 2015-01-31 2.34MB 0 0
Impact de l'essor minier et pétrolier sur le marché du travail et développment économique au Niger 2015-01-31 5775.97KB 0 0

Policy Briefs

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Impact de l’essor minier et pétrolier sur le marché du travail et le développement économique au Niger 2015-02-18 455.16KB 0 0

Final report

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2014-11-24 802.88KB 1 1

Proposal

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Impact de l’essor minier et pétrolier sur le marché du travail et le développement économique au Niger 2013-06-30 336KB 3 1

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