Juan Pablo Rud completed his undergraduate studies at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina and his Msc and PhD in Economics at the London School of Economics. His research interests include development economics and applied econometrics.
The development of modern sectors has long been linked to the displacement of traditional agriculture. The economic literature has focused on explanations associated with reallocation of inputs but has neglected other possible mechanisms, such as the negative externalities of environmental pollution on production. To explore this issue, we examine the case of modern gold...
The objective of this project is to contribute to the debate about the local economic effects of natural resources. We focus on the case gold mining in Ghana and address the following questions:
What is the effect of mining on living conditions of regional and local communities?
Which are the main drivers of the observed effects?
The Ghanaian case offers an...
1 Jan 2011 | Fernando Aragon, Juan Pablo Rud
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