Exctractive Industries and Local Development in the Peruvian Highlands
AbstractDuring the last decade, the mining sector in Peru has been experiencing sustained growth. Using Census, administrative, nationally and regionally representative data we compare districts in the Peruvian Highlands with a recent mining history with suitable counterfactuals. We find that the new mining activities attract migration inflows, and have some positive effects over educational indicators. The study also shows that districts which lower level of corporate social expenditure have on average smaller impacts. However, the local potential welfare effect of the mining boom is largely untapped and the role of corporate social responsibility for its full materialization is still limited.
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Length: 28 pages
Date of creation: 2012
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extractive industry; local development; Latin America; Peru; propensity score matching;
Other versions of this item:
- Elisa Ticci & Javier Escobal, 2013. "Extractive Industries and Local Development in the Peruvian Highlands," Department of Economics University of Siena 693, Department of Economics, University of Siena.
- L72 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Primary Products and Construction - - - Mining, Extraction, and Refining: Other Nonrenewable Resources
- O12 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
- N56 - Economic History - - Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment and Extractive Industries - - - Latin America; Caribbean
- R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-11-17 (All new papers)
- NEP-GEO-2012-11-17 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-URE-2012-11-17 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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