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Jobs in Global Value Chains : New Evidence for Four African Countries in International Perspective (English)

What is the potential for job growth in Africa under participation in global value chains (GVCs)? In this study the concept of GVC jobs is introduced which tracks the number of jobs associated with GVC production of goods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8953 JUL 31, 2019

Pahl,Stefan; Timmer,Marcel Peter; Gouma,Reitze; Woltjer,Pieter J. Disclosed

Why South Africa Is Cheap for the Rich and Expensive for the Poor : Reconsidering the Balassa-Samuelson Effect (English)

This paper investigates cross-sectoral productivity differentials in South African industry and their distributional consequences. The analysis shows that typically, traded sectors have experienced low productivity growth over the past decade, while skill intensive service sectors have had significant productivity growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8942 JUL 22, 2019

Dadam,Vincent; Hanusch,Marek; Viegi,Nicola Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - South Africa Partnership for Market Readiness - P155885 - Sequence No : 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR37900 JUN 30, 2019

Besley,Daniel James Disclosed

Assessing Urban Policies Using a Simulation Model with Formal and Informal Housing : Application to Cape Town, South Africa (English)

Building on a two-dimensional discrete version of the standard urban economics land-use model, this paper presents a tractable urban land-use simulation model that is adapted to developing country cities, where formal and informal housing submarkets coexist. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8921 JUN 27, 2019

Pfeiffer,Basile Fabrice; Rabe,Claus; Selod,Harris; Viguie,Vincent Disclosed

Digging Beneath the Surface : An Exploration of the Net Benefits of Mining in Southern Africa (English)

Mining has been central to the social and economic narrative of Southern Africa, and has been a key provider of investment, employment, government revenue and infrastructure in the region. ... See More +

Report 138997 JUN 01, 2019

Baskaran,Gracelin Christina; Hayman,Jason Joaquin; Bogoev,Jane; Hund,Kirsten Lori; Hanusch,Marek; Aguilar,Javier Disclosed

Cape Town’s Residential Property Market : Size, Activity, Performance : Size, Activity, Performance (English)

This report provides an analysis of Cape Town’s residential property market in terms of its size and value, activity, and performance. Market size, value and activity are status quo analyses, setting out the shape and dynamics of Cape Town’s property market. ... See More +

Report 137304 MAY 29, 2019

Melzer,Illana; Rust,Kecia Susanna; Namponya, Alfred; Steedley, Adelaide; Suliali, Aqua; Tolamo, Kgomotso Disclosed

Opening-Up the Lower-Middle Income Housing Market in South Africa : The Role of Demand-Side Subsidies (English)

This report provides preliminary findings of a consultancy about the perceived need for finance linked demand-side household subsidies to expand urban homeownership in South Africa for theincome group between R3,500 and R15,000/month (often referred to as the ‘affordable market’) and the current hindrances to their implementation. ... See More +

Report 137306 MAY 29, 2019

Cirolia,Liza Rose; Hoek Smit,Marja C. Disclosed

South Africa ID Case Study (English)

South Africa’s approach to identification offers valuable lessons for countries looking to increase the coverage, robustness, and use of their ID systems. ... See More +

Working Paper 137142 MAY 01, 2019

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Eskom Investment Support Project - P116410 - Sequence No : 16 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR34979 APR 18, 2019

Duncan,Reynold Disclosed

Firm Dynamics, Job Outcomes, and Productivity : South African Formal Businesses, 2010-14 (English)

The formal private sector has a key role to play in fostering growth and reducing unemployment in South Africa—strengthening its performance is therefore critical. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8788 MAR 21, 2019

Aterido,Reyes; Hlatshwayo,Ayanda; Pieterse,Duncan; Steenkamp,Andre Disclosed

Migration and Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (English)

Although Africa has experienced rapid urbanization in recent decades, we know little about the process of urbanization across the continent. The paper exploits a natural experiment, the abolition of South African pass laws, to explore how exogenous population shocks affect the spatial distribution of economic activity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8764 MAR 05, 2019

Bakker,Jan David; Parsons,Christopher Robert; Rauch,Ferdinand Gordian Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Land Bank Financial Intermediation Project - P150008 - Sequence No : 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35826 MAR 04, 2019

Khalil,Uzma Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - South Africa - Eskom Renewables Support Project - P122329 - Sequence No : 11 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35187 FEB 25, 2019

Verdol,Frederic Disclosed

A Joint Foreign Currency Risk Management Approach for Sovereign Assets and Liabilities (English)

An asset and liability management framework for managing risks arising from sovereign foreign exchange obligations requires a joint analysis of (i) the external financial liabilities resulting from a country's sovereign debt and (ii) the foreign exchange assets of its central bank. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8728 FEB 05, 2019

Cangoz,Mehmet Coskun; Sulla,Olga; Wang,ChunLan; Dychala,Christopher Benjamin Disclosed

Crime Violence and Exclusion in South African Society : Background Note for the South Africa Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)

While South Africa has made important gains in reducing violence in the post-Apartheid- era, it remains among the most violent countries in the world. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 134272 FEB 01, 2019

Willman,Alys M.; Puerto Gomez,Margarita; Gould, Chandré; Newham, Gareth Disclosed

Helping De-Risk South Africa : Supporting Local Currency Financing for State-Owned Enterprises (English)

The World Bank is supporting South African clients diversify their sources of funding and mitigate their foreign exchange (FX) risk by making local currency financing available. ... See More +

Correspondence 136355 JAN 30, 2019

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Technical Assistance Project for the Development Carbon Capture and Storage in the Republic of South Africa - P149521 - Sequence No : 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35132 JAN 18, 2019

Sharma,Arsh Disclosed

South Africa Economic Update : Enrollments in Tertiary Education Must Rise (English)

South Africa's much anticipated economic rebound in 2018 did not occur. While substantial efforts by the authorities to strengthen governance of public resources and stabilize the fiscal situation helped the economy to not contract further, economic growth remained tepid with a technical recession (two successive quarters of negative economic growth) in the first half of 2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 133785 JAN 01, 2019

Dessus,Sebastien C.; Hanusch,Marek Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - South Africa Partnership for Market Readiness - P155885 - Sequence No : 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR33434 DEC 27, 2018

Besley,Daniel James Disclosed

Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Eskom Investment Support Project - P116410 (English)

Project Paper RES32580 DEC 07, 2018

Duncan,Reynold Disclosed

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Jobs in Global Value Chains : New Evidence for Four African Countries in International Perspective (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 WPS8953 Policy Research Working Paper
Why South Africa Is Cheap for the Rich and Expensive for the Poor : Reconsidering the Balassa-Samuelson Effect (English)
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JUL 22, 2019 WPS8942 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - South Africa Partnership for Market Readiness - P155885 - Sequence No : 05 (English)
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JUN 30, 2019 ISR37900 Implementation Status and Results Report
Assessing Urban Policies Using a Simulation Model with Formal and Informal Housing : Application to Cape Town, South Africa (English)
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JUN 27, 2019 WPS8921 Policy Research Working Paper
Digging Beneath the Surface : An Exploration of the Net Benefits of Mining in Southern Africa (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 138997 Report
Cape Town’s Residential Property Market : Size, Activity, Performance : Size, Activity, Performance (English)
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MAY 29, 2019 137304 Report
Opening-Up the Lower-Middle Income Housing Market in South Africa : The Role of Demand-Side Subsidies (English)
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MAY 29, 2019 137306 Report
South Africa ID Case Study (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 137142 Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Eskom Investment Support Project - P116410 - Sequence No : 16 (English)
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APR 18, 2019 ISR34979 Implementation Status and Results Report
Firm Dynamics, Job Outcomes, and Productivity : South African Formal Businesses, 2010-14 (English)
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MAR 21, 2019 WPS8788 Policy Research Working Paper
Migration and Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (English)
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MAR 05, 2019 WPS8764 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Land Bank Financial Intermediation Project - P150008 - Sequence No : 04 (English)
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MAR 04, 2019 ISR35826 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - South Africa - Eskom Renewables Support Project - P122329 - Sequence No : 11 (English)
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FEB 25, 2019 ISR35187 Implementation Status and Results Report
A Joint Foreign Currency Risk Management Approach for Sovereign Assets and Liabilities (English)
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FEB 05, 2019 WPS8728 Policy Research Working Paper
Crime Violence and Exclusion in South African Society : Background Note for the South Africa Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)
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FEB 01, 2019 134272 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Helping De-Risk South Africa : Supporting Local Currency Financing for State-Owned Enterprises (English)
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JAN 30, 2019 136355 Correspondence
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Technical Assistance Project for the Development Carbon Capture and Storage in the Republic of South Africa - P149521 - Sequence No : 03 (English)
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JAN 18, 2019 ISR35132 Implementation Status and Results Report
South Africa Economic Update : Enrollments in Tertiary Education Must Rise (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133785 Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - South Africa Partnership for Market Readiness - P155885 - Sequence No : 04 (English)
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DEC 27, 2018 ISR33434 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Eskom Investment Support Project - P116410 (English)
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DEC 07, 2018 RES32580 Project Paper