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

Locking horns to save the rhino

Why are renewables a game changer for Africa?

Charting a Way for South African Mining to Benefit Communities

Will Tanzania's Natural Gas Endowment Generate Sustainable Development?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mining and Development : Lessons Learnt from South Africa and Beyond

Minefield of Marikana: Prospects for Forging a New Social Compact

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

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

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

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

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