Publications | ELLA
8
Jan
2015
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Unblocking Bottlenecks to Effective Resource Revenue Management in Peru

Peru’s canon minero program requires distribution of substantial EI tax revenues to regional and local governments, yet social gains are inconsistent across the country.

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14
Apr
2014
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

ELLA Guide and Briefs on Extractive Industry Investment Policies now available in Spanish

We are pleased to announce that the Guide and Briefs on this theme have been translated into Spanish and are now available on the website.

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13
Dec
2013
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Conflict and Coexistence in the Extractive Industries

This new study published by Chatham House aims to provide both host-country and company stakeholders in the extractives sector with a clearer understanding of the characteristics of the relationship between companies and host governments, and the factors that cause and influence disputes between them. Although not specifically about Latin America, it contains many references to extractive industry experiences from the region.

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25
Mar
2013
BRIEFS

Profit-based versus Production-based Tax Regimes: Latin America’s Experience

In specific contexts of mineral booms and strong government capacity, shifting from production-based to profit-based tax regimes might be the best option. The cases of Peru and Chile demonstrate why.

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21
Sep
2012
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Direct Distribution of Oil Revenues in Venezuela: A Viable Alternative?

This paper by Pedro Rodriguez, Jose Morales and Francisco Monaldi examines the possibility of adopting an Oil-to-Cash scheme in Venezuela, today the country with the largest oil reserves/head in the world.

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23
Aug
2012
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

The Mighty Few vs. the Silent Majority - Barriers to Resource Extraction for Poverty Reduction in Peru

Peru is rich in natural resources and the former president García believed extraction would lead to development. However, he had only limited success in spite a strong presidential system. This paper analysis social and judicial forces that limited the level of resources extraction.

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5
Jul
2012
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

The Extractive Industries Source Book: Oil, Gas and Mining Online Portal

Directed principally at policy makers in resource–rich developing countries, the Extractive Industries (EI) Source Book is intended as a guide to good-fit practice in the management of upstream oil, gas and mining sectors, across the entire EI value chain, from award of contracts to the expenditure of resource revenues.

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19
Jun
2012
BRIEFS

Mining in Latin America: Attracting Quantity and Quality in FDI

How can countries attract foreign direct investment in mining, while at the same time ensure environmentally and socially sustainable economic growth? The Latin American experience offers some answers.

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2
Mar
2012
GUIDE

Maximising Investment and Rent Capture Through Extractive Industries Investment Policies: the Latin American Experience

Extractive industry development in Latin America has successfully boosted the foreign investment and revenues received by Latin American governments. The Latin American experience offers interesting lessons, drawing on the diversity of its countries.

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17
Nov
2011
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS

Spotlight on Organisations: Extractive Industry Investment Policies

The following selection highlights key Latin American and international organisations working on a variety of extractive industries issues, including sustainable development, good governance and poverty-fighting, and across the gas, oil and mining sectors.

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15
Nov
2011
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Spotlight on Publications: Extractive Industry Investment Policies

This selection of publications highlights key resources documenting and analysing the following aspects of the Latin American investment policy experience: Gas Sector, Oil Sector, Mining Sector, Choice of Policy Model, and Rents, Taxes and Royalties.

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14
Nov
2011
BRIEFS

Gas Sector Investment Policy: The Latin American Experience

Since gas is a cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy source, Latin American countries have pursued various investment policies to successfully develop the gas sector, including a strong focus on regional integration.

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14
Nov
2011
BRIEFS

Oil Industry Investment Policies

What policy strategy should countries use to boost their oil sector, increasing their revenue from exports while reducing their oil dependency? The Latin American experience offers useful lessons learned for countries evaluating their investment policy options.

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