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Resource Reserve

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

An IUCN Management Category (VI) for protected areas, which is designed ‘to protect resources of the area for future use and prevent or contain development activities that could affect the...

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The Green Paradox as a Supply Phenomenon

Julien Daubanes and Pierre Lasserre.

in Climate Policy and Nonrenewable Resources

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 4780 words.

The green paradox arises from the reaction of non-renewable-resource suppliers in anticipation of future price changes. Yet there exists no formal treatment of non-renewable resource...

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Between Nationalization and Privatization: Common Property as the Third Way?

Peter Ho.

in Institutions in Transition

June 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 14523 words.

The current trend of property rights reform in China is towards nationalization or privatization through the lease system. Exactly for this reason, experimentation with alternative tenure...

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Fossil fuels

Michael Bradshaw, Antony Froggatt, Christophe McGlade and Jamie Speirs.

in Global Energy

September 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 10147 words.

The chapter focuses on the fossil fuels that currently dominate the global energy system. The first part examines the complex issues of reserve definitions and cost curves and seeks to...

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An Optimal Contract for Monitoring Illegal Exploitation of Co-Managed Forests in Benin

Albert N. Honlonkou and Rashid Hassan.

in Environment and Development Economics

April 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 11266 words.

Benin’s forest reserves are seriously threatened by legal and illegal logging, among other activities. Since 1990, the government has adopted co-management as an institutional device to...

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Sourcing Mineral Resources—Problems and Solutions

Anthony Hartwell.

in Is the Planet Full?

May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 10309 words.

This chapter delivers a mixed forecast for the impact of population growth on mineral resources. On one hand, technological advancement has allowed humans to extract resources from places...

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Oil and Ghana’s Economy

Augustin Kwasi Fosu.

in The Economy of Ghana Sixty Years after Independence

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 6920 words.

Significant oil reserves were discovered in Ghana in 2007, and production started in December 2010. Ghana’s astronomically high GDP growth of 15.0% in 2011 was mainly the result of oil...

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Modeling African Economies

Andrew Berg, Shu-Chun S. Yang and Luis-Felipe Zanna.

in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics: Context and Concepts

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 10131 words.

This chapter presents a stylized framework for modeling African economies using the dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) approach. We introduce several features relevant to...

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Twenty-first century, the century of coal? CO2 prices to curb coal demand

Harald Hecking.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic History; Economic Development; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Energy Economics. 8375 words.

The paper investigates how a carbon price could halt the comeback of coal, which started in the early 2000s. Since the year 2000, coal has provided roughly 40 per cent of global primary...

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Optimizing Oil and Gas Depletion in the Maturing North Sea with Growing Import Dependence

Alexander G. Kemp and Linda Stephen.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

Hydrocarbon production from the UK Continental Shelf has now passed its peak. Net gas import requirements started in 2004 and increase substantially. The remaining reserves of both oil and...

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Community-based natural resource management: living with Alice in Wonderland?

Frik de Beer.

in Community Development Journal

October 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5328 words.

In this paper, the usefulness of the concept of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) is considered and the following questions are asked: Is ‘community’ in community-based...

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