Research faculty, Nova School of Business and Economics
Victoire Girard is a research faculty at Nova School of Business and Economics, and a resident member of NOVAFRICA. Her main research fields are Political Economy, Development Economics, and Environmental and Natural Resources Economics. Her current projects document the impact of natural resources on conflicts, identities fragmentation, deforestation, and other dimensions of local development, in the African continent. She has published in journals such as the Economic Journal or the Journal of Development Economics.
Recent work by Victoire Girard
The role of artisanal mining in deforestation: New insights from Africa-wide data
New data shows the potential value of artisanal gold mines in Africa, and also documents their significant contribution to deforestation
Articles : Energy & Environment
Gold mining in Burkina Faso: Who wins?
While the state benefits more from industrial than artisanal mining, only artisanal mines increase the consumption of local populations