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Political Risk and Foreign Investment in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta

Francisco J. Monaldi | Gabriel Collins | Jim Krane | Kenneth B. Medlock III | Mark P. Jones

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.”