Ross Harvey

Ross Harvey graduated from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 2005 with a Bachelor of Commerce in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, followed by an Honours and M.Phil in Public Policy. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Economics, also at UCT. From 2010-2011, he lectured in Political Economy at UCT. From November 2011 to January 2013, Ross worked as a researcher in Parliament. Since June 2013, he has been a researcher with the Governance of Africa’s Resources Programme (GARP) in Cape Town. His passion is to contribute to policy formation that will ensure that Africa’s mineral wealth is harnessed for optimal, inclusive development.

Works by this author

Climbing the Inclusion Ladder: Artisanal Gold Mining in Tanzania

Can Zambia's Copper become a Flywheel for Industrialisation?

Mining for a Circular Economy in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: The Case of South Africa

Challenges and Opportunities for the EU in Africa's Extractives Sector

The Economics of Captive Predator Breeding in South Africa

Mining the Socio-economic Benefits of the Extractive Industries

Looking Back to the Future: Mining for Development in Africa

Damned if you Dam: Tanzania's Energy Dilemmas

Locking horns to save the rhino

Charting a Way for South African Mining to Benefit Communities

Will Tanzania's Natural Gas Endowment Generate Sustainable Development?

Why are renewables a game changer for Africa?

Ensuring Elephant Survival through Improving Community Benefits

Is Community-based Natural Resource Management in Botswana Viable?

Water Governance in Botswana

Preserving the African Elephant for Future Generations

From Natural Resource Dependence to Diversified Economies: An Agenda for Future Research

What Role for Natural Resources in Botswana's Quest for Economic Diversification?

Botswana's Coal: Dead in the Water or Economic Game Changer?

Nationalism with Chinese Characteristics: How Does it Affect the Competitiveness of South Africa's Mining Industry?

Future Oil Revenues and Political Dynamics in West and East Africa: A Slippery Slope

Minefield of Marikana: Prospects for Forging a New Social Compact

Mining and Development : Lessons Learnt from South Africa and Beyond

Mining for Development in Guinea: An Examination of the Simandou Iron Ore Project

Marikana as a Tipping Point? The Political Economy of Labour Tensions in South Africa's Mining Industry and How Best to Resolve Them

Assessing Competitive Resource Tenders as an Option for Mining Rights Allocation in South Africa

Releasing the Prisoners from their dilemma: How to Resolve Labour Tensions in South Africa's Mining Sector

Will Oil Build or Break the Back of Ghana’s Democracy?