xiv, 519 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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"The papers were presented at a conference at Harvard, November 1-2, 2007."--P. xiii.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Contracts and investment in natural resources / William Hogan, Federico Sturzenegger, and Laurence Tai Petroleum contracts : what does contract theory tell us / Philippe Aghion and Lucía Quesada Commentary Lawrence H. Summers Sovereign theft : theory and evidence about sovereign default and expropriation / Michael Tomz and Mark L.J. Wright Commentary: expropriations, defaults, and financial architecture / Jeromin Zettelmeyer A resource belief curse? Oil and individualism / Rafael Di Tella, Juan Dubra, and Robert MacCulloch Commentary / George-Marios Angeletos Optimal resource extraction contracts under threat of expropriation / Eduardo Engel and Ronald Fischer Denying the temptation to GRAB / Nils Wernerfelt and Richard Zeckhauser Dealing with expropriations: general guidelines for oil production contracts / Roberto Rigobon Commentary / Erich Muehlegger Pricing expropriation risk in natural resource contracts: a real options approach / Eduardo S. Schwartz and Anders B. Trolle Commentary / Robert Pindyck Credibility, commitment, and regulation: ex ante price caps and ex post interventions / Dieter Helm Commentary / Jeffrey Frankel Hydrocarbon policy, shocks, and the collective imagination : what went wrong in Bolivia / Fernando H. Navajas Commentary / Fernando Candia Castillo Urgency and betrayal : three attempts to foster private investment in Argentina's oil industry / Nicolás Gadano Commentary / Louis Wells The political economy of oil contract renegotiation in Venezuela / Osmel Manzano and Francisco Monaldi Commentary : not just a distribution matter / Ramón Espinasa Epilogue : populism and natural resources workshop / Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani.