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Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)

Poverty has fallen significantly since democracy in 1994, but this trend reversed between 2011 and 2015. The economy has been growing too slowly since the global financial crisis to create jobs for poor South Africans. ... See More +

Working Paper 120172 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

A bit far ? geography, international economic agreements, and foreign direct investment : evidence from emerging markets (English)

How do international economic agreements influence the investment patterns of firms from emerging economies? This paper studies the ways in which bilateral investment treaties and preferential trade agreements interact with geographic and cultural distance to influence firms' investment patterns. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8185 SEP 07, 2017

Gomez-Mera,Laura; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Labor market discrimination and sorting : evidence from South Africa (English)

This paper collects a unique data set of classified ads and exploits quasi-random variation in the applicant pool composition to test for hiring discrimination against immigrants in South Africa's informal sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8180 SEP 06, 2017

Abel,Martin Disclosed

South Africa economic update : innovation for productivity and inclusiveness (English)

This 10th South Africa Economic Update offers a review of the country’s recent economic and social developments and outlook in the context of global economic prospects. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 119695 SEP 01, 2017

Dessus,Sebastien C.; Goddard,John Gabriel; Hanusch,Marek Disclosed

Can outcome-based financing catalyze early stage investments in green small and growing businesses? : lessons from South Africa (English)

Access to appropriate financing is often cited as one of the biggest challenges to scaling small businesses. This is a particularly critical problem in climate-related sectors, where risks are perceived as higher by many potential investors. ... See More +

Brief 119912 SEP 01, 2017

Nair,Samiksha Chandel; Havemann,Tanja Disclosed

Evaluation of the national adherence guidelines for chronic diseases in South Africa : healthcare provider perspectives on different care models, 2017 (English)

This report presents the result of the qualitative evaluation to understand the implementation of five adherence interventions from the provider perspective in four South African provinces. ... See More +

Working Paper 120343 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Evaluation of the national adherence guidelines for chronic diseases in South Africa : patient perspectives on differentiated care models, 2017 (English)

This report presents the result of the qualitative evaluation to understand the implementation of five adherence interventions from the patient perspective in four South African provinces. ... See More +

Working Paper 120344 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

How much labor do South African exports contain ? (English)

Like many emerging economies, South Africa has identified exports as an engine for more inclusive, job-intensive growth. However, employment growth did not follow the substantial export growth that South Africa experienced in the 2000s. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8037 APR 25, 2017

Cali,Massimiliano; Hollweg,Claire Honore Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)

A modest cyclical recovery is expected in South Africa, yet growth remains low at 1.1 percent in 2017. This implies negative per capita growth, leaving little room to reduce poverty or make progress in reducing unemployment, which climbed to new highs in 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 113876 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Integration of carbon tax and carbon budgets in South Africa (English)

This paper provides recommendations for combining the carbon budget with the carbon tax to support delivery of South Africa’s emissions reduction targets beyond 2020. ... See More +

Working Paper 120003 MAR 01, 2017

Tyle, Emily Disclosed

Evaluation of the national adherence guidelines for chronic diseases in South Africa using routinely collected data : second enrollment report (English)

This report describes enrollment into the cohorts for protocol 1 for the Evaluation of the National Adherence Guidelines for Chronic Diseases in South Africa Using Routinely Collected Data. ... See More +

Working Paper 120342 JAN 31, 2017

Disclosed

South Africa economic update : private investment for jobs (English)

The first chapter of the ninth edition of the economic update discusses recent economic development in South Africa. It underlines that economic growth continued to decelerate in 2016, marking the third consecutive year of negative per capita growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 111888 JAN 01, 2017

Dessus,Sebastien C.; Hanusch,Marek Disclosed

Lesotho WEAP manual (English)

This analysis looks specifically at the need to ensure continued development of water resources within Lesotho and aims to empower stakeholders to act with more confidence by demonstrating that the implementation strategies can provide benefits to water resources management over a broad range of possible future scenarios. ... See More +

Working Paper 112725 JAN 01, 2017

Wishart,Marcus J.; Emenanjo,Ijeoma Disclosed

Stories from the field : WIZZIT micro-lending pilot (South Africa) - mobile banking access for the unbanked (English)

Mobile banking has revolutionized the way people bank. By using cell phones, a range of financial services, including person-to-person transfers, can be easily and safely accessed wherever there is cell phone coverage. ... See More +

Brief 115054 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Evaluation of the national adherence guidelines for chronic diseases in South Africa using routinely collected data : first enrollment report (English)

This report describes enrollment into the cohorts for protocol 1 for the Evaluation of the National Adherence Guidelines for Chronic Diseases in South Africa Using Routinely Collected Data. ... See More +

Working Paper 120337 OCT 31, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - South Africa (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for South Africa. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 110024 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business regional profile : Southern African Development Community (SADC) (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Southern African Development Community (SADC). To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 110170 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business regional profile : Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 110171 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Better monitoring HIV treatment adherence in South Africa : using existing data in new ways to guide improvements (English)

There has been considerable expansion in routine data generation over the last decade in health care (and beyond) as well as in methodologies and technologies allowing innovative analysis and use of such data. ... See More +

Brief 110318 OCT 01, 2016

Carmona Maya,Sergio Ivan Disclosed

Ending aids in Johannesburg : an analysis of the status and scale-up towards HIV treatment and prevention targets (English)

Johannesburg, one of South Africa’s metropolitan municipalities and one of the 52 health districts has more people living with HIV (PLHIV) than any other city worldwide at ~600,000. ... See More +

Brief 110317 OCT 01, 2016

Kganakga, Connie; Munthree, Chantal; Mohideen, Feroza; Wijk, Emay van; Massawe, Dianne; Nel, Dawie; Medeiros, Nelson; Ikhile, Albert; Sibeko, Vusi; Govender, Nevashan; Modibedi, Charlotte; Arendse, Clairissa Disclosed

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Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120172 Working Paper
A bit far ? geography, international economic agreements, and foreign direct investment : evidence from emerging markets (English)
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SEP 07, 2017 WPS8185 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor market discrimination and sorting : evidence from South Africa (English)
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SEP 06, 2017 WPS8180 Policy Research Working Paper
South Africa economic update : innovation for productivity and inclusiveness (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119695 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Can outcome-based financing catalyze early stage investments in green small and growing businesses? : lessons from South Africa (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119912 Brief
Evaluation of the national adherence guidelines for chronic diseases in South Africa : healthcare provider perspectives on different care models, 2017 (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 120343 Working Paper
Evaluation of the national adherence guidelines for chronic diseases in South Africa : patient perspectives on differentiated care models, 2017 (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 120344 Working Paper
How much labor do South African exports contain ? (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8037 Policy Research Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113876 Working Paper
Integration of carbon tax and carbon budgets in South Africa (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 120003 Working Paper
Evaluation of the national adherence guidelines for chronic diseases in South Africa using routinely collected data : second enrollment report (English)
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JAN 31, 2017 120342 Working Paper
South Africa economic update : private investment for jobs (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111888 Working Paper
Lesotho WEAP manual (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112725 Working Paper
Stories from the field : WIZZIT micro-lending pilot (South Africa) - mobile banking access for the unbanked (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115054 Brief
Evaluation of the national adherence guidelines for chronic diseases in South Africa using routinely collected data : first enrollment report (English)
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OCT 31, 2016 120337 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - South Africa (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 110024 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile : Southern African Development Community (SADC) (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 110170 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile : Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 110171 Working Paper
Better monitoring HIV treatment adherence in South Africa : using existing data in new ways to guide improvements (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 110318 Brief
Ending aids in Johannesburg : an analysis of the status and scale-up towards HIV treatment and prevention targets (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 110317 Brief