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Mauritius - Country Economic Memorandum : Managing change in a changing world (English)

This Country Economic Memorandum subscribes to the overall direction of the reform program mapped out by this body of work and it goes deeper in three important areas: (1) public sector management, (2) labor markets and education and (3) science and technology policy. Chapters 2-4 of this report, each one largely self-contained, cover these topics in order. First, however, Chapter 1 gives the context for the transition now underway with an overview of past and present development focusing on the transformation of the economy from factor-intensive to skill- and knowledge-intensive development. Then a forward-looking section offers a medium-term forecast for the economy's emergence from the recent slowdown and discusses prospects for longer-term (potential) growth.

Details

  • Document Date

    2007/01/29

  • Document Type

    Country Economic Memorandum

  • Report Number

    36196

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Mauritius,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2007/02/15

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Mauritius - Country Economic Memorandum : Managing change in a changing world

  • Keywords

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Mauritius - Country Economic Memorandum : Managing change in a changing world (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/930371468110071443/Mauritius-Country-Economic-Memorandum-Managing-change-in-a-changing-world