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The World Bank economic review 27 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: Does Urbanization Affect Rural Poverty? Evidence from Indian Districts by Massimiliano Cali and Carlo Menon. ... See More +

Publication 94100 JUN 01, 2013

Cali,Massimiliano; Deininger,Klaus W.; Eberhardt,Markus Benjamin; Grossmann, Volker; Harrison,Ann E.; Liu,Yanyan; Martin,Leslie A.; Menon, Carlo; Nataraj,Shanthi; Newman,Carol Frances; Rand,John; Stadelmann, David; Tarp,Finn; Teal,Francis John; Van de Sijpe, Nicolas Disclosed

Structural change and cross-country growth empirics (English)

One of the most striking features of economic growth is the process of structural change whereby the share of agriculture in GDP decreases as countries develop. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6335 JAN 01, 2013

Eberhardt, Markus; Teal, Francis Disclosed

Structural change and cross-country growth empirics (English)

One of the most striking features of economic growth is the process of structural change whereby the share of agriculture in GDP decreases as countries develop. ... See More +

Journal Article 94103 OCT 28, 2012

Eberhardt, Markus; Teal, Francis Disclosed

Who benefits from promoting small and medium scale enterprises ? some empirical evidence from Ethiopia (English)

The Addis Ababa Integrated Housing Development Program aims to tackle the housing shortage and unemployment that prevail in Addis Ababa by deploying and supporting small and medium scale enterprises to construct low-cost housing using technologies novel for Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4629 MAY 01, 2008

Rijkers, Bob; Laderchi, Caterina Ruggeri; Teal, Francis Disclosed

Ce que l'Afrique doit faire pour encourager la croissance et creer plus d'emplois bien retribues (French)

Efforts at reducing poverty in Africa have been checked by decades of stagnant economic growth with the attendant corollary that few well paying jobs have been created for most sectors of the African work force. ... See More +

Working Paper 38168 NOV 01, 2006

Kingdom, Geeta; Sandefur, Justin; Teal, Francis; Fafchamps, Marcel; Soderbom, Mans Disclosed

What Africa needs to do to spur growth and create more well-paid jobs (English)

This paper states that poverty reduction in Africa has been held back by decades of stagnant economic growth that has failed to generate enough well-paid jobs to lift the income of workers in Africa's rapidly growing labor force. ... See More +

Working Paper 42001 NOV 01, 2006

Kingdom, Geeta; Sandefur, Justin; Teal, Francis; Fafchamps, Marcel; Soderbom, Mans French Disclosed

What Africa needs to do to spur growth and create more well-paid jobs : Ce que l'Afrique doit faire pour stimuler la croissance et creer plus d'emplois bien remuneres (French)

This paper states that poverty reduction in Africa has been held back by decades of stagnant economic growth that has failed to generate enough well-paid jobs to lift the income of workers in Africa's rapidly growing labor force. ... See More +

Working Paper 42001 NOV 01, 2006

Kingdom, Geeta; Sandefur, Justin; Teal, Francis; Fafchamps, Marcel; Soderbom, Mans English Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 17 (3) (English)

Macro and micro perspectives of growth and poverty in Africa; by Luc Christiaensen, Lionel Demery, and Stefano Paternostro. Risk sharing in labor markets; by Arne Bigsten, Paul Collier, Stefan Dercon, Marcel Fafchamps, Remco Oostendorp, Cathy Pattilo, Mans Soderbom, Francis Teal, and Albert Zeufack. ... See More +

Publication 28411 JAN 01, 2003

Winters, L. Alan [editor]; Christiaensen, Luc; Demery, Lionel; Paternostro, Stefano; Bigsten, Arne; Collier, Paul; Dercon, Stefan; Fafchamps, Marcel; Gauthier, Bernard; Gunning, Jam Willem; Oduro, Abena; Oostendorp, Remco; Pattillo, Cathy; Soderbom, Mans; Teal, Francis; Zeufack, Albert; Wilson, John S.; Mann, Catherine L.; Otsuki, Tsunehiro; Gomez-Lobo, Andres; Contreras, Dante; Birdsall, Nancy; Claessens, Stijn; Diwan, Ishac

Skills, investment and exports from manufacturing firms in Africa (English)

It has been argued that Africa will not be able to export manufactures as it lacks the necessary skills. Without an ability to export there will only be an incentive to invest in the sector if domestic demand grows rapidly. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 28428 MAY 01, 2000

Soderbom, Mans; Teal, Francis

Expectations in a dynamic investment model : survey evidence from Kenya and Zimbabwe (English)

The theoretical literature on investment stresses the role of expectations, but in empirical work data on expectations are rarely available. This paper draws on survey data for manufacturing firms in Kenya and Zimbabwe to assess the importance of expectations for investment decisions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56897 JUL 01, 1998

Bigsten, Arne; Collier, Paul; Dercon, Stefan; Fafchamps, Marcel; Gauthier, Bernard; Gunning, Jan Willem; Issaksson, Anders; Oduro, Abena; Oostendorp, Remco; Pattillo, Cathy; Soderbom, Mans; Teal, Francis; Zeufack, Albert Disclosed

Exports of African manufacturers : macro policy and firm behavior (English)

Macro policy has changed the real exchange rates for African countries dramatically in the 1990s. In this paper the possible impact of macroeconomic policy on firms in the manufacturing sector is considered based on a panel survey of such firms in Cameroon, Kenya, Ghana, and Zimbabwe. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56898 FEB 01, 1998

Collier, Paul; Dercon, Stefan; Fafchamps, Marcel; Gauthier, Bernard; Gunning, Jan Willem; Habarurema, Jean; Isaksson, Anders; Oduro, Abena; Oostendorp, Remco; Pattillo, Cathy; Soderbom, Mans; Teal, Francis; Zeufack, Albert Disclosed

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The World Bank economic review 27 (2) (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 94100 Publication
Structural change and cross-country growth empirics (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6335 Policy Research Working Paper
Structural change and cross-country growth empirics (English)
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OCT 28, 2012 94103 Journal Article
Who benefits from promoting small and medium scale enterprises ? some empirical evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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MAY 01, 2008 WPS4629 Policy Research Working Paper
Ce que l'Afrique doit faire pour encourager la croissance et creer plus d'emplois bien retribues (French)
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NOV 01, 2006 38168 Working Paper
What Africa needs to do to spur growth and create more well-paid jobs (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 42001 Working Paper French
What Africa needs to do to spur growth and create more well-paid jobs : Ce que l'Afrique doit faire pour stimuler la croissance et creer plus d'emplois bien remuneres (French)
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NOV 01, 2006 42001 Working Paper English
The World Bank economic review 17 (3) (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 28411 Publication
Skills, investment and exports from manufacturing firms in Africa (English)
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MAY 01, 2000 28428 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Expectations in a dynamic investment model : survey evidence from Kenya and Zimbabwe (English)
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JUL 01, 1998 56897 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Exports of African manufacturers : macro policy and firm behavior (English)
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FEB 01, 1998 56898 Working Paper (Numbered Series)