Kitous Alban and others

Economie et politique de l’énergie
Titre Ouvrage:
Impact of low oil prices on oil exporting countries
European Union/Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, JRC. Scientific and Technical Research Reports
80 p.

The report describes the importance of oil for oil exporting countries and analyses the potential economic effects that current low oil prices may have in their economy and political stability. Firstly, the report describes the main drivers that have led to the present low oil prices. Secondly, descriptive statistics are employed to show the exposure of the main oil exporting countries to the oil price, where GDP and government revenue is found to be closely correlated to the oil price. Are mainly concerned Sub-Saharan African and North African countries.  

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