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Gender disparities in Africa's labor market (English)

The main aim of this book is to help fill the gap in current knowledge about the nature, the extent, and some of the root causes of gender disparities in Africa, showing what can be revealed about the application of standard and less standard tools and methods to existing survey and national account data. ... See More +

Publication 57866 AUG 05, 2010

Arbache,Jorge Saba; Filipiak, Ewa; Kolev,Alexandre Disclosed

Africa development indicators 2010 : silent and lethal - how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development (English)

The corruption that often captures newspaper headlines and provokes worldwide public disapproval is dominated by loud 'big-time corruption,' notably administrative and political corruption at the highest government levels. ... See More +

Publication 53880 APR 27, 2010

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Habyarimana, James; Molini, Vasco Disclosed

Silent and lethal : how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development efforts : Silencieuse et fatale : la corruption discrete entrave les efforts de developpement de l'Afrique (French)

This is an essay from the Africa Development Indicators 2010. The corruption that often captures newspaper headlines and provokes worldwide public disapproval is dominated by loud "big-time corruption," notably administrative and political corruption at the highest government levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 53844 JAN 01, 2010

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Habyarimana, James; Molini, Vasco; English Disclosed

Silent and lethal : how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development efforts (English)

This is an essay from the Africa Development Indicators 2010. The corruption that often captures newspaper headlines and provokes worldwide public disapproval is dominated by loud "big-time corruption," notably administrative and political corruption at the highest government levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 53844 JAN 01, 2010

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Habyarimana, James; Molini, Vasco; French Disclosed

Hunting for Leopards : long run country income dynamics in Africa (English)

This paper examines the country-level dynamics of long-run growth in Africa between 1975 and 2005. The authors examine how growth has affected mobility and the distribution of income among countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4715 SEP 01, 2008

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Page, John Disclosed

Africa at a turning point? Growth, aid, and external shocks (English)

This book is a collection of essays that seeks to answer three interrelated sets of questions about Africa's recent growth recovery. The first set of essays addresses questions about the drivers and durability of Africa's growth. ... See More +

Publication 43976 APR 14, 2008

Go, Delfin S.; Page, John; Arbache, Jorge; Korman, Vijdan; Ye, Xiao; Chuhan-Pole, Punam; Fitzpatrick, Brendan; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Robinson, Sherman; Thierfelder, Karen; Lofgren, Hans; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Ratha, Dilip; Mohapatra, Sanket; Plaza, Sonia; Raddatz, Claudio; Devlin, Julia; Lewin, Michael; Ranaweera, Thilakaratna; Budina, Nina; van Wijnbergen, Sweder; Andriamihaja, Noro; Vecchi, Giovanni; Essama-Nssah, B.; Kearney, Marna Disclosed

Is Africa's economy at a turning point? (English)

In this paper, Arbache, Go, and Page examine the recent acceleration of growth in Africa. Unlike the past, the performance is now registered broadly across several types of countries-particularly the oil-exporting and resource-intensive countries and, in more recent years, the large- and middle-income economies, as well as coastal and low-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4519 FEB 01, 2008

Arbache, Jorge; Go, Delfin S.; Page, John Disclosed

The little data book on Africa 2007 (English)

The Little Data Book on Africa 2007 is a pocket edition of Africa Development Indicators 2007. It contains some 100 key indicators on economics, human development, governance, and partnership and is intended as a quick reference for users of the Africa Development Indicators 2007 book and African development indicators online. ... See More +

Publication 75576 JAN 01, 2008

Arbache, Jorge; Mungai, Rose Disclosed

Patterns of long term growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Using the most recent purchasing power parity data for 44 sub-Saharan African countries, this paper examines the characteristics of long run growth in Africa between 1975 and 2005. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4398 NOV 01, 2007

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Page, John Disclosed

More growth or fewer collapses ? a new look at long run growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Low and highly volatile growth define Africa's growth experience. But there is no evidence that growth volatility is associated to long term economic performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4384 NOV 01, 2007

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Page, John Disclosed

Trade openness and gender discrimination (English)

This paper investigates the impact of trade liberalization on gender wage discrimination. The authors employ a simple method that is able to capture the direct impacts of openness at the industry level on the gender wages. ... See More +

Working Paper 113815 OCT 01, 2005

Helena Santos,Marina; Arbache,Jorge Saba Disclosed

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Gender disparities in Africa's labor market (English)
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AUG 05, 2010 57866 Publication
Africa development indicators 2010 : silent and lethal - how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development (English)
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APR 27, 2010 53880 Publication
Silent and lethal : how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development efforts : Silencieuse et fatale : la corruption discrete entrave les efforts de developpement de l'Afrique (French)
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JAN 01, 2010 53844 Working Paper English
Silent and lethal : how quiet corruption undermines Africa's development efforts (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 53844 Working Paper French
Hunting for Leopards : long run country income dynamics in Africa (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 WPS4715 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa at a turning point? Growth, aid, and external shocks (English)
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APR 14, 2008 43976 Publication
Is Africa's economy at a turning point? (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 WPS4519 Policy Research Working Paper
The little data book on Africa 2007 (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 75576 Publication
Patterns of long term growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2007 WPS4398 Policy Research Working Paper
More growth or fewer collapses ? a new look at long run growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2007 WPS4384 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade openness and gender discrimination (English)
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OCT 01, 2005 113815 Working Paper