Information Center: Economy, Newspaper Article

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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).

The Economist
January 1, 2003

Even with the advent of huge oil revenues in such countries as Equatorial Guinea, the country still remains in poverty. The article discusses what occurs to a tiny state that is enriched with oil discoveries. A normative analysis is given.

Ben Farey
November 17, 2010

This article details the Equatoguinean government's new policy of "open house" contracts, in which oil companies can negotiate directly and immediately with the government instead of waiting to participate in a new licensing round.

February 27, 2011

A story about Teodorin Obiang's plans to purchase a $380 million "superyacht" despite Equatorial Guinea's high poverty rates.

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.

February 18, 2011

Tutu Alicante, the executive director of EG Justice, speaks with the Pulitzer Center about the challenges confronting Equatorial Guinea.

Rebecca Leung
July 18, 2004

An overview of the political and economic situation in Equatorial Guinea, with emphasis on the country's lack of social development despite its incredible wealth.

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