Alana Wilson is a former Senior Economist with the Fraser Institutes Centre for Natural Resources. She managed the content development for the Mining Facts website and analyzed mining policy and the impacts of mining in Canada and overseas. Ms. Wilson has a MSc. in Local Economic Development from the London School of Economics and a BSc. Agroecology (Honours) in Food and Resource Economics from the University of British Columbia. She joined the Fraser Institute in 2011 after working in international and rural development in Washington, D.C., Peru, Alberta, and British Columbia.