140365 VO+UE VM1 / VM2 - Commodities and Development (2016W)
Sustainable resource-based development : debates, conflicts, strategies
- Registration is open from Mo 12.09.2016 10:00 to We 28.09.2016 10:00
- Registration is open from Th 29.09.2016 10:00 to Mo 03.10.2016 14:00
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Campbell, B. (2010): Mining Sector Policy-Making and the Donor Community in and for
Africa: Lessons and Future Options. In: TWN (2010): Enclaves of Wealth and
Hinterlands of Discontent: Foreign Mining Companies in Africas Development. Ghana.
Campbell, B. (2012) Corporate Social Responsibility and development in Africa:
Redefining the roles and responsibilities of public and private actors in the mining
sector, Resources Policy, Volume 37, Issue 2, June 2012
Cuvelier, J./ Vlassenroot, K./Olin, N. (2014): Resources, conflict and governance: A
critical review, The Extractive Industries and Society, Volume 1, Issue 2, Nov 2014,
Ederer, S./Heumesser, C./Staritz, C. (2016): Financialization and commodity prices an
empirical analysis for coffee, cotton, wheat and oil International Review of Applied
Volume 30, Issue 4, 2016, pages 462-487.
Kaplan, D./Kaplinsky, R./Morris, M. (2011): One Thing Leads to Another
Commodities, Linkages and Industrial Development: A Conceptual Overview. MMCP
Discussion Paper No 12. Cape Town/Milton.
Küblböck, Karin (2013): The EU Raw Materials Initiative and Effects upon Resource-
Based Development. Lessons from Africa, ÖFSE Policy Note 8
Küblböck K./Pinter S. (2016): Konfliktmineralien: Möglichkeiten und Grenzen aktueller
Regulierungsinitiativen. ÖFSE Briefing Paper 13.
Nissanke, M. (2011): Commodity markets and excess volatility: Sources and strategies
to reduce adverse development implications. Paper prepared for the Common Fund
for Commodities (CFC).
ÖFSE (2015): Internationale Entwicklungspolitik 2015: Rohstoffe und Entwicklung.
Ovadia, J.S. (2016): The Petro-Developmental State in Africa. London, C. Hurst & Co.
Staritz, C./Küblböck, K. (2013): Deregulation and re-regulation of commodity
derivative markets scope and limitations of current reform proposals. ÖFSE Working
Paper 45. Vienna.
Plank, L./Staritz, C. (2009): Introduction: Global commodity chains and production
networks Understanding uneven development in the global economy. In: Austrian
Journal for Development Studies 25(2), 4-19.
Ramdoo Isabelle/Bilal, San (2014): Extractive Resources for Development: Trade, fiscal
and industrial considerations, ECDPM discussion paper 156
Staritz C./ Newman S. / Tröster B. and Plank L. (2015) Financialization, price risks, and
global commodity chains: Distributional implications on cotton sectors in Sub-Saharan
Africa. ÖFSE Working Paper No. 55
Tröster B. / Staritz C. (2015): Global commodity chains, financial markets, and local
market structures Price risks in the coffee sector in Ethiopia. ÖFSE WP No. 56.
UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) (2011): Price
formation in financialized commodity markets. The role of information.Geneva.
UNECA/AU (2011): Minerals and Africas Development: The International Study Group
Report on Africas Mineral Regimes. Addis Abeba.
UNECA/AU (2013): Making the Most of Africas Commodities: Industrializing for
Growth, Jobs and Economic Transformation. Economic Report on Africa. Addis Abbeba.
United Nations Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action (2012): Extractive
Industries and Conflict, Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and
Natural Resources Conflict
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