Benjamin Marx

Benjamin Marx is a PhD Student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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    The Growth Impacts of Diamond Mining in Sierra Leone

    As other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone is currently experiencing a “mining boom” that is will likely impact the country’s growth prospects in the near future, as major investments are made into the exploitation of recently found mineral fields (bauxite, iron ore). Unlike most countries on the continent, however, Sierra Leone has a long history of...

    10 Oct 2014 | Tavneet Suri, Benjamin Marx