Information Center: Economy, 2009

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Leung, Rebecca
August 13, 2009

News article that discusses how the increases in gas pricing in 2008 and the constant conflict in the Middle East made the United States scour the globe searching for new sources of oil (Equatoral Guinea being one of them).

Groupe Jeune Afrique
January 1, 2009

This books talks about the potential market options that Ecuatorial Guinea has, and how its economy can become much stronger with greater foreign investment in the country.

Government of Equatorial Guinea
January 1, 2009

Set of regional trade laws of OHADA, whose objective is to understand the legal framework in force in the commercial and corporate fields in member countries

February 1, 2009

This report examines the current situation in five countries in West and Central Africa with regard to fiscal space, with a view to identifying scope for the sustainable financing of additional spending on social protection. It starts from the premise that, although such programs may be desirable from the point of view of poverty reduction and politically and institutionally possible at sector level, spending decisions need to be taken from a ‘whole government perspective’, explicitly taking into account the need to maintain fiscal and macroeconomic stability.

International Monetary Fund
March 25, 2009

Economic and social development indicators and discussions published annually by the IMF.

International Monetary Fund
March 25, 2009

An economic overview and analysis of Equatorial Guinea by the IMF.

Christian Science Monitor
Kari Barber
November 6, 2009

A video that highlights the disparity between economic and social developments in Equatorial Guinea.

Enrique Nzang Okenve
April 2, 2009

The main thesis of this work is that political stability in Equatorial Guinea is fundamentally a result of an existing political culture characterized, among other things, by an ethos of self-repression. This political culture has made it possible for a technically and ideologically feeble regime to remain in power for three decades. In a country with a population of only half a million people, where civil society is almost non-existent; and family obligations carry a significant weight; this political culture makes any type of
political change very difficult. I will try to show how the Obiang Nguema regime has encouraged a system of societal selfrepression, which has become the most effective tool for socio-political control in Equatorial Guinea, and the fundamental obstacle to political change

The Economist
January 1, 2009

According to the Penn World Table, it has been suggested that one could use light emitted, and its given intensity, over a country to measure its given GDP (gross domestic product). This article analyzes this concept and its relation with Equatorial Guinea's GDP growth.

January 1, 2009

Analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of alternative health financing mechanisms in the context of West and Central Africa, and advances a number of conclusions and recommendations.

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