If it’s not grown, it must be mined. Our societies rely heavily on the supply of metals and minerals. From copper to aluminium; from plastic to cement; mining is all around us. Yet, mining is not loved – to say the least. Are the extractives good or bad?
In this episode, we are joined by Tony Addison, recently appointed Professor in Economics at the Development Economics Research Group (University of Copenhagen), and formerly Chief Economist of UNU-WIDER. We discuss how to assess what the industry is doing for us – including the good, the bad and the ugly.
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