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Oil Refinery in Thailand
Gain foreign investment, gain U.S. security ties?
Reversing a more typical pattern of using existing security ties to attract investors, Guyana and Qatar have demonstrated how two small states can use foreign direct investment by oil and gas firms to bolster security ties with the U.S., writes energy fellow Jim Krane in a new article for Resources Policy.
Jim Krane December 3, 2021
Oil drums
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
Oil drums
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
Oil drums
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