Developing an Input–Output based method to estimate a national-level EROI

Working paper by Lina Brand Correa, Paul E. Brockway, Claire Carter, Tim Foxon, Peter Taylor on 27 Jan 2017

Concerns have been raised that declining energy return on investment (EROI) from fossil fuels and low levels of EROI for alternative energy sources could constrain the ability of national economies to continue to deliver economic growth and improvements in social wellbeing. However, in order to test these concerns on a national scale, there is a […]

Transparency in resource governance: the pitfalls and potential of “new oil” in Sub-Saharan Africa

Research article by James Van Alstine on 1 Feb 2014

An international agenda has evolved over the past decade to establish hard and soft rules to govern the impacts of the extractive industries. The international community and some resource-rich states have increasingly embraced norms such as transparency in resource governance. This paper explores how multi-stakeholder initiatives such as the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) and […]