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Shale Renders the ‘Obsolescing Bargain’ Obsolete: Political Risk and Foreign Investment in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta
The authors evaluate Argentina’s energy sector and test the hypothesis that investments in tight oil and shale gas extraction expose investors to fewer risks than extracting conventional oil and gas. This working paper is part of a series titled “The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Resource-Rich Regions.”
Gabriel Collins, Mark P. Jones, Jim Krane, Kenneth B. Medlock III, Francisco J. Monaldi February 24, 2020
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The Case of the Gulf Cooperation Council
Governments in the Gulf Cooperation Council have used oil revenues to provide infrastructure to promote welfare, such as health care, education and public sector jobs, writes the author. This working paper is part of a series titled “The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Resource-Rich Regions.”
Paul Stevens February 24, 2020
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Resource Curse Dynamics, the Corporate License to Operate and the Potential of Direct Cash Dividends
To avoid the resource curse, nonresident fellow Todd Moss proposes a direct cash dividend to drive macroeconomic benefit, alleviate poverty and create incentives that drive demand for transparency and sound management. This working paper is part of a series titled “The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Resource-Rich Regions.”
Todd Moss February 24, 2020
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Permian Basin Energy Producers Invest in Community Infrastructure: Motivation, Impacts, and Implications for Corporate Citizenship
Energy fellow Gabriel Collins investigates how some operators in the Permian Basin are unifying their efforts to solve the unique set of community and infrastructure challenges in the region This working paper is part of a series titled “The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Resource-Rich Regions.”
Gabriel Collins February 24, 2020
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Does Foreign Aid Help or Hurt FDI? That is the Question
Michelle Michot Foss, fellow in energy and minerals, suggests that host governments are often not well positioned to implement market-based reforms and “liberalization.” This is problematic because foreign aid is subject to home country fiscal and political cycles. This working paper is part of a series titled “The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Resource-Rich Regions.”
Michelle Michot Foss February 24, 2020