At a Glance
- Induced jobs are created when employees in the extractive industry value chain use their earnings to purchase local goods and services, so while it is difficult for both governments and companies to influence and promote induced employment directly, broad steps can be taken to ensure more money is spent locally.
- Governments can take steps to improve the overall economic environment so businesses that offer goods and services consumed by employees within the value chain can operate competitively.
- Infrastructure (both social and physical) plays a key role in affecting how employees in the extractive industry value chain consume goods and services. It can also provide incentive for employees to settle in areas close to the site and increase local demand for commercial goods and services.
Unlike in the case of direct or indirect employment, induced employment is difficult to influence and promote directly, both for governments and for companies. As induced jobs are created when employees in the extractive industry value chain use their earnings to purchase local goods and services, broad steps can be taken to help ensure more money is spent locally.
- Utilizing Mining and Mineral Resources to Foster the Sustainable Development of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (International Council on Mining and Metals)
- African Mining, Gender, and Local Employment (Andreas Kotsadam, Anja Tolonen)
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