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Tanzania Economic Update : The Power of Investing in Girls - Educating Girls and Ending Child Marriage in Tanzania (English)

Economic performance in 2018 has been mixed. The data that are available suggest some areas of softening in the economy.1 Foreign direct investment declined to 2 percent of GDP in 2017, down from about 5 percent in 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 134094 JAN 01, 2019

Wodon,Quentin T.; Jesse,Cornelia; Belhaj,Nadia; Mayengo,Pancras Kafonogo; Yoshino,Yutaka; Mungunasi,Emmanuel A. Disclosed

Sources of productivity growth in Uganda : the role of interindustry and intra-industry misallocation in the 2000s (English)

Uganda's growth in gross domestic product of the 2000s was accompanied by high growth rates of labor productivity across industries producing tradable goods and services. ... See More +

WPS7909 DEC 07, 2016

Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Mengistae,Taye Alemu; Yoshino,Yutaka; Zeufack,Albert G. Disclosed

Structural transformation and productivity growth in Africa : Uganda in the 2000s (English)

Uganda’s economy underwent significant structural change in the 2000s whereby the share of non-tradable services in aggregate employment rose by about 7 percentage points at the expense of the production of tradable goods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7504 DEC 02, 2015

Ahmed,Sabin; Mengistae,Taye Alemu; Yoshino,Yutaka; Zeufack,Albert G. Disclosed

Tanzania - TZ-Second Power and Gas Sector DPO : P145254 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR20117 AUG 13, 2015

Yoshino,Yutaka

Tanzania - Tanzania Poverty Reduction Support Credit 10 : P110836 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR14336 APR 16, 2014

Yoshino,Yutaka

Light manufacturing in Tanzania : a reform agenda for job creation and prosperity (English)

The chapters in part one provides the overall context of light manufacturing in Tanzania. Chapter one presents the rationale for the study, the potential of the sector in creating jobs and prosperity for Africa, and the approach and methodology of the study. ... See More +

Publication 80893 JAN 01, 2013

Dinh, Hinh T.; Monga, Celestin; Morisset, Jacques; Kweka, Josaphat; Yagci, Fahrettin; Yoshino, Yutaka Disclosed

How can micro and small enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa become more productive? the impacts of experimental basic managerial training (English)

The vast majority of micro and small enterprises in developing countries are located in industrial clusters, and the majority of such clusters have yet to see their growth take off. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5755 AUG 01, 2011

Mano, Yukichi; Iddrisu,, Alhassan; Yoshino, Yutaka; Sonobe, Tetsushi Disclosed

Enhancing the recent growth of cross-border trade between South Sudan and Uganda (English)

This note describes the recent trend and the pattern of trade between South Sudan and Uganda, which showed a dramatic growth initially but remains vulnerable to changing local security conditions. ... See More +

Brief 63809 JUN 01, 2011

Yoshino, Yutaka; Ngungi, Grace; Asebe, Ephrem Disclosed

Industrial clusters and micro and small enterprises in Africa : from survival to growth (English)

The private sector is the engine of economic growth, stimulating entrepreneurship and innovation and promoting competition and productivity. While many countries in Africa have developed private sector-driven growth strategies, private investment as a proportion of gross domestic product (GDP) is only 13 percent in Africa, significantly lower than in other regions, such as South Asia, with many low-income countries. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 58850 DEC 30, 2010

Yoshino, Yutaka Disclosed

Domestic constraints, firm characteristics, and geographical diversification of firm-level manufacturing exports in Africa (English)

Using firm-level data on manufacturing sectors in Africa, this paper addresses how domestic supply constraints and other firm characteristics explain the geographical orientation of firms' exports and the overall market diversification of African manufacturing exports. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4575 MAR 01, 2008

Yoshino, Yutaka Disclosed

Summary of sectoral growth and export promotion strategies for Niger's agricultural products (English)

Niger is the second poorest country in the world. Sustained economic growth is critically needed for the country's poverty reduction strategy. ... See More +

Brief 33683 SEP 01, 2005

Yoshino, Yutaka Disclosed

Summary of patterns of Africa-Asia trade and investment (English)

Traditionally, African economies have strong trade relations with European countries. In contrast, exports to Asia are a small but increasing market for Africa in recent years. ... See More +

Brief 33671 SEP 01, 2005

Yoshino, Yutaka Disclosed

Patterns of Africa-Asia trade and investment: potential for ownership and partnership (Vol. 2) (English)

The main objective of this report is to build a basic understanding of the potential of Africa-Asia trade and investment relations. The importance of South-South trade has been recognized for some time; however, there has been no in-depth study conducted specifically on Africa-Asia trade relations to date. ... See More +

Working Paper 33666 OCT 01, 2004

Yoshino, Yutaka; Toyoshima, Toshihiro; Leechor, Chad Disclosed

Patterns of Africa-Asia trade and investment: potential for ownership and partnership (English)

The main objective of this report is to build a basic understanding of the potential of Africa-Asia trade and investment relations. The importance of South-South trade has been recognized for some time; however, there has been no in-depth study conducted specifically on Africa-Asia trade relations to date. ... See More +

Working Paper 33666 OCT 01, 2004

Yoshino, Yutaka; Toyoshima, Toshihiro; Leechor, Chad French Disclosed

Country analytical briefs with compendium of country-specific analysis of Africa-Asia trade complementarity (English)

This report will provide country-specific analyses of Africa's trade (both export and import) in the form of a Country Analytical Brief (CAB) that examines changing patterns and the composition of export and import for individual African countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 33669 OCT 01, 2004

Yoshino, Yutaka; Toyoshima, Toshihiro Disclosed

Patterns of Africa-Asia trade and investment: potential for ownership and partnership : Tendances des flux commerciaux et d'investissement entre l'Afrique et l'Asie: potentiel de developpement et de partenariats (French)

The main objective of this report is to build a basic understanding of the potential of Africa-Asia trade and investment relations. The importance of South-South trade has been recognized for some time; however, there has been no in-depth study conducted specifically on Africa-Asia trade relations to date. ... See More +

Working Paper 33666 OCT 01, 2004

Yoshino, Yutaka; Toyoshima, Toshihiro; Leechor, Chad English Disclosed

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Tanzania Economic Update : The Power of Investing in Girls - Educating Girls and Ending Child Marriage in Tanzania (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 134094 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Sources of productivity growth in Uganda : the role of interindustry and intra-industry misallocation in the 2000s (English)
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DEC 07, 2016 WPS7909
Structural transformation and productivity growth in Africa : Uganda in the 2000s (English)
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DEC 02, 2015 WPS7504 Policy Research Working Paper
Tanzania - TZ-Second Power and Gas Sector DPO : P145254 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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AUG 13, 2015 ISR20117 Implementation Status and Results Report
Tanzania - Tanzania Poverty Reduction Support Credit 10 : P110836 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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APR 16, 2014 ISR14336 Implementation Status and Results Report
Light manufacturing in Tanzania : a reform agenda for job creation and prosperity (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80893 Publication
How can micro and small enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa become more productive? the impacts of experimental basic managerial training (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 WPS5755 Policy Research Working Paper
Enhancing the recent growth of cross-border trade between South Sudan and Uganda (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 63809 Brief
Industrial clusters and micro and small enterprises in Africa : from survival to growth (English)
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DEC 30, 2010 58850 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Domestic constraints, firm characteristics, and geographical diversification of firm-level manufacturing exports in Africa (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 WPS4575 Policy Research Working Paper
Summary of sectoral growth and export promotion strategies for Niger's agricultural products (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 33683 Brief
Summary of patterns of Africa-Asia trade and investment (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 33671 Brief
Patterns of Africa-Asia trade and investment: potential for ownership and partnership (Vol. 2) (English)
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OCT 01, 2004 33666 Working Paper
Patterns of Africa-Asia trade and investment: potential for ownership and partnership (English)
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OCT 01, 2004 33666 Working Paper French
Country analytical briefs with compendium of country-specific analysis of Africa-Asia trade complementarity (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2004 33669 Working Paper
Patterns of Africa-Asia trade and investment: potential for ownership and partnership : Tendances des flux commerciaux et d'investissement entre l'Afrique et l'Asie: potentiel de developpement et de partenariats (French)
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OCT 01, 2004 33666 Working Paper English