Mineral Rents and the Financing of Social Policy

Opportunities and Challenges

  • Katja Hujo

Part of the Social Policy in a Development Context book series (SPDC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Thematic Issues

  3. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Halvor Mehlum, Karl Moene, Ragnar Torvik
      Pages 155-184
    3. Juan Carlos Guajardo Beltrán
      Pages 185-222
    4. Scott Pegg
      Pages 257-284
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 332-343

About this book


An exploration of the implications of mineral-led wealth and the opportunities that this creates for economic and social development. The book includes theoretical and policy analyses as well as micro level country case studies, including Norway, Chile, Indonesia, Nigeria and Botswana.


Chile development economic policy growth social policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Katja Hujo
    • 1
  1. 1.United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)GenevaSwitzerland

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