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Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) : Overview (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Filmer, Deon; Fox, Louise; Brooks, Karen; Goyal, Aparajita; Mengistae, Taye; Premand, Patrick; Ringold, Dena; Sharma, Siddharth; Zorya, Sergiy French

Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) : Abrege (French)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Filmer, Deon; Fox, Louise; Brooks, Karen; Goyal, Aparajita; Mengistae, Taye; Premand, Patrick; Ringold, Dena; Sharma, Siddharth; Zorya, Sergiy English

Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Full report (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Filmer, Deon; Fox, Louise; Brooks, Karen; Goyal, Aparajita; Mengistae, Taye; Premand, Patrick; Ringold, Dena; Sharma, Siddharth; Zorya, Sergiy French

Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Rapport complet (French)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Filmer, Deon; Fox, Louise; Brooks, Karen; Goyal, Aparajita; Mengistae, Taye; Premand, Patrick; Ringold, Dena; Sharma, Siddharth; Zorya, Sergiy English

Structural transformation and rural change revisited challenges for late developing countries in a globalizing world : Transformations rurales et développement : les défis du changement structurel dans un monde globalisé (French)

Based on new evidence from in-depth field surveys, this book addresses the unique situation of countries that remain deeply engaged in agriculture, and proposes a set of policy orientations which could facilitate the process of rural change. ... See More +

Publication 70985 DEC 04, 2013

Losch, Bruno; Freguin-Gresh, Sandrine; White, Eric Thomas English

Urban labor markets in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The population of Sub-Saharan Africa stood at 854 million in 2010. Annual population growth averaged 2.5 percent, with a relatively high sustained fertility rate, fostered by the fact that two-thirds of the population is under 25. ... See More +

Publication 78680 JUN 07, 2013

De Vreyer, Philippe; Barlet, Muriel; Bocquier, Philippe; Antoine, Philippe

Securing Africa's land for shared prosperity : a program to scale up reforms and investments (English)

This book covers land administration and reform in Sub-Saharan Africa, and is highly relevant to all developing countries around the world. It provides simple, practical steps to turn the hugely controversial subject of "land grabs" into a development opportunity by improving land governance to reduce the risks of dispossessing poor landholders while ensuring mutually beneficial investors' deals. ... See More +

Publication 78085 JAN 01, 2013

Byamugisha, Frank F. K.

Enterprising women : expanding economic opportunities in Africa (English)

This book brings together new household and enterprise data from 41 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to inform policy makers and practitioners about ways to expand women entrepreneurs' economic opportunities. ... See More +

Publication 78299 JAN 01, 2013

Hallward-Driemeier, Mary

The political economy of decentralization in sub-Saharan Africa : a new implementation model in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, and Senegal (English)

For the past two decades, experiments in decentralization and federalization have been developing in Africa, Asia, and the formerly communist states of Eastern Europe. ... See More +

Publication 74629 DEC 28, 2012

Dafflon, Bernard [editor]; Madies, Thierry [editor]; Hugounenq, Réjane; Ky, Abraham; Gilbert, Guy; Vaillancourt, Francois; Rocaboy, Yvon; Taugourdeau, Emmanuelle

Empowering women : legal rights and economic opportunities in Africa (English)

This book looks at the effect of legal and economic rights on women's economic opportunities. It focuses on entrepreneurship because women in Africa are active entrepreneurs, and the links between property rights and the ability to enter contracts in one's own name affect entrepreneurial activities. ... See More +

Publication 73071 OCT 04, 2012

Driemeier, Mary Hallward; Hasan, Tazeen

The informal sector in francophone Africa : firm size, productivity, and institutions (English)

This book is a major step towards improving the understanding of the complex reality of informal sector firms in francophone West Africa. It innovates by concentrating on informal firms rather than informal employment (as other studies do), and identifying 'large informal' sector firms whose sales rival those of large formal-sector firms but operate in ways that are similar to small informal operators. ... See More +

Publication 69935 JUN 08, 2012

Benjamin, Nancy; Mbaye, Ahmadou Aly

Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs (English)

The World Bank's strategy for Africa's future recognizes the central importance of industrialization in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the consequent creation of productive jobs for Africans, which have long been a preoccupation of African leaders and policy makers. ... See More +

Publication 67209 JAN 01, 2012

Dinh, Hinh T.; Palmade, Vincent; Cossar, Frances; Chandra, Vandana

Financing Africa's cities : the imperative of local investment (English)

African countries confront vast economic, social, and environmental challenges. Although urban issues bear upon many of these challenges, they have remained a secondary priority for governments and the international community. ... See More +

Publication 70984 JAN 01, 2012

Paulais, Thierry

Structural transformation and rural change revisited challenges for late developing countries in a globalizing world (English)

Based on new evidence from in-depth field surveys, this book addresses the unique situation of countries that remain deeply engaged in agriculture, and proposes a set of policy orientations which could facilitate the process of rural change. ... See More +

Publication 70985 JAN 01, 2012

Losch, Bruno; Freguin-Gresh, Sandrine; White, Eric Thomas French

Financing Africa's cities : the imperative of local investment : Financer les villes d'Afrique : l'enjeu de l'investissement local (French)

African countries confront vast economic, social, and environmental challenges. Although urban issues bear upon many of these challenges, they have remained a secondary priority for governments and the international community. ... See More +

Publication 70984 JAN 01, 2012

Paulais, Thierry English

The informal sector in francophone Africa : firm size, productivity, and institutions : Les entreprises informelles de I'Afrique de I'ouest francophone : taille, productivite et institutions (French)

This book is a major step towards improving the understanding of the complex reality of informal sector firms in francophone West Africa. It innovates by concentrating on informal firms rather than informal employment (as other studies do), and identifying 'large informal' sector firms whose sales rival those of large formal-sector firms but operate in ways that are similar to small informal operators. ... See More +

Publication 69935 JAN 01, 2012

Benjamin, Nancy; Mbaye, Ahmadou Aly

Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs : L’industrie legere en Afrique : politiques ciblees pour susciter l’investissement prive et creer des emplois (French)

The World Bank's strategy for Africa's future recognizes the central importance of industrialization in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the consequent creation of productive jobs for Africans, which have long been a preoccupation of African leaders and policy makers. ... See More +

Publication 67209 JAN 01, 2012

Dinh, Hinh T.; Palmade, Vincent; Cossar, Frances; Chandra, Vandana English

Contemporary migration to South Africa : a regional development issue (English)

This book is a call to rethink migration regimes in Southern Africa in ways that are more explicitly developmental and focused on poverty. Current policy debates are devoted almost exclusively to border control and policing; they pay only lip service to local and regional developmental strategies. ... See More +

Publication 64411 AUG 23, 2011

Segatti, Aurelia; Landau, Loren B.

Challenges for African agriculture (English)

This book uses terms family farms and smallholder agriculture interchangeably. The Food and Agriculture Organization estimates the agricultural population in Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) for 2003 to be 409 million. ... See More +

Publication 75890 JAN 10, 2011

Deveze, Jean-Claude

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

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

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication French
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) : Abrege (French)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication English
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Full report (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication French
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Rapport complet (French)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication English
Structural transformation and rural change revisited challenges for late developing countries in a globalizing world : Transformations rurales et développement : les défis du changement structurel dans un monde globalisé (French)
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DEC 04, 2013 70985 Publication English
Urban labor markets in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 07, 2013 78680 Publication
Securing Africa's land for shared prosperity : a program to scale up reforms and investments (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78085 Publication
Enterprising women : expanding economic opportunities in Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78299 Publication
The political economy of decentralization in sub-Saharan Africa : a new implementation model in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, and Senegal (English)
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DEC 28, 2012 74629 Publication
Empowering women : legal rights and economic opportunities in Africa (English)
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OCT 04, 2012 73071 Publication
The informal sector in francophone Africa : firm size, productivity, and institutions (English)
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JUN 08, 2012 69935 Publication
Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 67209 Publication
Financing Africa's cities : the imperative of local investment (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 70984 Publication
Structural transformation and rural change revisited challenges for late developing countries in a globalizing world (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2012 70985 Publication French
Financing Africa's cities : the imperative of local investment : Financer les villes d'Afrique : l'enjeu de l'investissement local (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 70984 Publication English
The informal sector in francophone Africa : firm size, productivity, and institutions : Les entreprises informelles de I'Afrique de I'ouest francophone : taille, productivite et institutions (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 69935 Publication
Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs : L’industrie legere en Afrique : politiques ciblees pour susciter l’investissement prive et creer des emplois (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 67209 Publication English
Contemporary migration to South Africa : a regional development issue (English)
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AUG 23, 2011 64411 Publication
Challenges for African agriculture (English)
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JAN 10, 2011 75890 Publication
Gender disparities in Africa's labor market (English)
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AUG 05, 2010 57866 Publication