Gold exploitation and socioeconomic outcomes: The case of Burkina Faso

Gold exploitation and socioeconomic outcomes: The case of Burkina Faso •The effects of gold extraction on socioeconomic outcomes are analyzed for the case of Burkina Faso.•Gold extraction increases household expenditures and reduces poverty rates in producing municipalities.•Inequality and child labor may have scaled up in producing areas. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png World Development Elsevier

Gold exploitation and socioeconomic outcomes: The case of Burkina Faso

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0305-750X
eISSN
1873-5991
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.04.021
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Abstract

•The effects of gold extraction on socioeconomic outcomes are analyzed for the case of Burkina Faso.•Gold extraction increases household expenditures and reduces poverty rates in producing municipalities.•Inequality and child labor may have scaled up in producing areas.

Journal

World DevelopmentElsevier

Published: Sep 1, 2018

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