Assessing the impact of EITI membership

New research finds that EITI membership has a positive impact on economic growth for resource-dependent countries, but has not yet been observed to have led to a significant improvement in the control of corruption.

The logic behind the EITI is that by increasing demands for transparency in the extractive industries, citizens will benefit more from their natural resource wealth because a more informed citizenry will hold their leaders accountable for how they manage the common resources (see the