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Myanmar’s Economic Future Hinges on Reforming State-Owned Enterprises

By Andrew Bauer and Arkar HeinThis commentary first appeared as an op-ed in The Myanmar Times on 16 July 2018.State-owned enterprises (SOEs) play dominant roles in Myanmar’s economy. Collectively, they generate about half the government’s revenue, spend half the government’s budget, and regulate much of the formal economy - from forestry to telecommunications to mining. Yet these…See More
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Myanmar’s Economic Future Hinges on Reforming State-Owned Enterprises

By Andrew Bauer and Arkar HeinThis commentary first appeared as an op-ed in The Myanmar Times on 16 July 2018.State-owned enterprises (SOEs) play dominant roles in Myanmar’s economy. Collectively, they generate about half the government’s revenue, spend half the government’s budget, and regulate much of the formal economy - from forestry to telecommunications to mining. Yet these…See More
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A blog post by Andrew Bauer was featured

How Good are Sovereign Wealth Funds at Investing Money Made from Natural Resources?

Governments around the world held about USD 3.7 trillion in oil, gas and mineral wealth in sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) at the end of 2016. There are many reasons why they have saved so much money. Some, like the Kuwait Investment Authority, have created an endowment for future generations. Others, like Chile’s Social and Economic Stabilization Fund, are…See More
Jun 15
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How Good are Sovereign Wealth Funds at Investing Money Made from Natural Resources?

Governments around the world held about USD 3.7 trillion in oil, gas and mineral wealth in sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) at the end of 2016. There are many reasons why they have saved so much money. Some, like the Kuwait Investment Authority, have created an endowment for future generations. Others, like Chile’s Social and Economic Stabilization Fund, are…See More
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May 28
Antipas Massawe commented on Andrew Bauer's blog post 'How “Premature Funds” Can Leave Countries Poorer'
"I think the problem of SWFs raised here is mainly dependent on the way (s) the SWFs are exploited. For example, cautious utilization of the mature and/or premature SWFs as the priority one sources of loans for the development and/or wealth creation…"
Jan 24
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How “Premature Funds” Can Leave Countries Poorer

by Andrew Bauer and David Mihalyi (Natural Resource Governance Institute)Countries rich in oil and minerals commonly use sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) to store a share of their natural resource wealth. Examples include Chile, Kuwait, Norway, Texas (U.S.), Timor-Leste, and more than 50 other countries. These funds have been used to decrease budget volatility, save for future generations, or earmark financial earnings for education or infrastructure spending.But over the last decade we have seen…See More
Jan 21

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Natural Resource Governance Institute
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Civil Society Organisation, International Organisation, Individual
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http://www.resourcegovernance.org
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Consultant
About My Work
Economic technical assistance and research, including advising governments on the implications of various extractive sector policy options and helping policymakers improve their natural resource revenue management.
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, investing, social accountability, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
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Myanmar’s Economic Future Hinges on Reforming State-Owned Enterprises

Posted on July 16, 2018 at 12:52 0 Comments

By Andrew Bauer and Arkar Hein

This commentary first appeared as an op-ed in The Myanmar Times on 16 July 2018.

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) play dominant roles in Myanmar’s economy. Collectively, they generate about half the government’s revenue, spend half the government’s budget, and regulate…

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How Good are Sovereign Wealth Funds at Investing Money Made from Natural Resources?

Posted on June 14, 2018 at 0:00 0 Comments

Governments around the world held about USD 3.7 trillion in oil, gas and mineral wealth in sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) at the end of 2016. There are many reasons why they have saved so much money. Some, like the…

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How “Premature Funds” Can Leave Countries Poorer

Posted on January 21, 2018 at 15:00 1 Comment

by Andrew Bauer and David Mihalyi (Natural Resource Governance Institute)

Countries rich in oil and minerals commonly use sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) to store a share of their natural resource wealth. Examples include Chile, Kuwait, Norway, Texas (U.S.), Timor-Leste, and more than 50 other countries. These funds have been used to decrease budget volatility, save for future generations, or earmark financial earnings for education or infrastructure…

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Making Natural Resource Revenue Sharing Work

Posted on September 9, 2016 at 15:30 0 Comments

Andrew Bauer, Uyanga Gankhuyag and Sofi Halling

This blog refers to a new report which can be accessed at these two webpages: NRGI and UNDP

Despite a peace…

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