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Governments And Mining Companies In Developing Countries

1st Edition

By James H. Cobbe


344 pages

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This book examines the relationship between the governments of less developed countries (LDCs) and foreign-owned firms engaged in the extraction of minerals for export. With an approach that synthesizes economic theory, technical considerations, and political factors, Cobbe provides a fresh look at the policy aspects of the “resource bargaining†p

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Market Organization -- Extractive Firms in Less Developed Countries -- Governments in Less Developed Countries -- Special Features of Extractive Industries -- Bargaining -- Case Study 1: Minerals in Botswana -- Case Study 2: Copper in Zambia -- Summary and Conclusions

About the Author

James H. Cobbe, assistant professor of economics at Florida State University, has been a lecturer in economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, the University of Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland, and the National University of Lesotho.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General