Illusory transparency? Results from a survey on oil & gas revenue management in Ghana

Dr. Christa Brunnschweiler , University of East Anglia

During the seminar, results from a survey on the knowledge of, attitudes towards, and demand for transparency in oil and gas revenue management in Ghana will be presented. The survey is part of a randomized control trial on the impact of transparency-enhancing measures that was carried out in 120 out of Ghana’s 216 districts between July 2016 and August 2017. The project was conducted in collaboration with KITE Ghana and the Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC).

About the speaker

Christa Brunnschweiler is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Economics at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Before joining UEA, she was a Research Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at NTNU in Trondheim, Norway, and a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich in Switzerland/ She holds a PhD in Economics and an MA in Political Science from the University of Zurich.
Her research interests are in applied economics. She has mainly explored topics in economic growth and development, particularly in resource economics and conflict studies. Her work has been published in several journals including Science, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Oxford Economic Papers, and World Development.

Venue: Conference room (0.16 & 0.17)

Date: 12 October 2017

Time: 12:00 - 13:00ย ย CET