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Institutions and labor market outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

M. Louise Fox

Institutions and labor market outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Published by World Bank in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Job creation -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Labor laws and legislation -- Africa, Sub-Saharan

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouise Fox, Ana Maria Oviedo.
    SeriesPolicy research working paper -- 4721, Policy research working papers (Online) -- 4721.
    ContributionsOviedo, Ana María., World Bank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23232765M
    LC Control Number2009655689

    training centers, labor colleges, police and army staff training colleges, vocational training colleges and universities. This work is however limited to universities in the Sub-Saharan Africa. The coverage of higher education nevertheless remains inadequate for the needs of the knowledge society. The relative decline in the state support during. Education for All (): Report from the Sub-Saharan Africa Zone, Assessment of Basic Education in SSA. Harare, Zimbabwe: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND. The State of the World's Children, Education. New York: Oxford University Press. of adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa live below the “$2 a day” poverty line (World Bank ). among institutions where voucher recipients could have enrolled at the start of the program. but also large benefits in terms of labor market outcomes. Focusing.   A quarter-century after sub-Saharan Africa experienced an upsurge of democracy, a different and more complicated political era has dawned. .


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Institutions and labor market outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa by M. Louise Fox Download PDF EPUB FB2

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In Market Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa, Marcel Fafchamps synthesizes the results of recent surveys of indigenous market institutions in twelve countries, including Benin, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, and Zimbabwe, and presents findings about economics exchange in Africa that have implications both for future research and current policy.

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Market Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa caps ten years of personal research by the author. Fafchamps, in collaboration with such institutions as the Africa Division of the World Bank and the International Food Policy Research Institute, participated in the surveys of manufacturing firms and agricultural traders.

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A first look at. Although labor is usually the unique asset upon which poor people can make a living, little is known about the functioning of labor markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. The purpose of this volume is to contribute to the building of knowledge in this area. Education and Labour Market Outcomes in Sub-Saharan West Africa # Mathias Kuepie * Christophe J.

Nordman ** and François Roubaud ** April Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to study the effects of education on urban labour market participation and earnings in seven major West African cities.

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Inequality and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa the labor market (the gap between male and female labor force participation rates); education (the difference between secondary and higher.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): The authors use firm-level survey data from the manufacturing sector in 20 Sub-Saharan African countries to explore the links between labor market regulations and net job creation.

A first look at firm characteristics, perceptions, and the dynamics of employment at the firm level suggests that labor regulations are. Thereafter, a detailed evaluation of the impact of trade unions, legislation, and institutions on labour market outcomes in South Africa is provided, and it is found that despite a long history, trade union membership levels, their impact on average wage levels, and their pursuit of strike action.

Labor and the Growth Crisis in Sub Saharan Africa Book Summary: Annotation Reviews labor market outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa and analyzes what is required to spur economic growth through increased efficiency of physical and human capital.

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Labour market transitions of young women and men in sub-Saharan Africa This report presents the results of the School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) implemented in eight sub-Saharan African countries Benin, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, the United Republic of Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zambia in or The indicators.

Downloadable. This paper examines the labor market implications of a mandatory social insurance scheme introduced in Ethiopia in for private sector employees in the formal sector. We use firm-level panel data and exploit differences in pre-reform pension plans across firms to identify the effects of the reform.

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Issued in July NBER Program(s):Labor Studies Program The paper documents the large cross-country differences in labor institutions that make them a candidate explanatory factor for the divergent economic performance of countries and reviews what economists have learned about the effects of Cited by: Marcel Fafchamps’s Market Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa: Theory andEvidence is a valuable collection of research findings and a fascinating read overall.

Fafchamps summarizes his past decade of research on African trade, manufac-turing, and institutions in a volume that will be of interest to scholars of institutions and economic. Sub-Saharan Africa remains one of the regions with modest health outcomes; and evidenced by high maternal mortality ratios and under-5 mortality rates.

There are complications that occur during and following pregnancy and childbirth that can contribute to maternal deaths; most of which are preventable or by: 8.

Fox, Louise & Oviedo, Ana Maria, "Institutions and labor market outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa," Policy Research Working Paper SeriesThe World Bank. Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS).

tries of sub-Saharan Africa: Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania, and Uganda. To do this, we develop new and intuitive tests for non-clearing labor markets. We then apply the tests to recently collected, nationally representative panel data sets.

Our approach uses migration into and out of rural house-holds to make inference about the labor Size: 1MB. Description: Annotation Reviews labor market outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa and analyzes what is required to spur economic growth through increased efficiency of physical and human capital.

"World Development Report Workers in an Integrating World" examines ways of improving labor outcomes in low- and middle-income economies. Improving health, nutrition and population outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of the World Bank (English) Abstract.

In recent years, the focus in many developing regions is increasingly moving away from communicable disease, where as Africa continues to face a high burden of communicable disease, malnutrition, and fertility. Africa is rapidly urbanizing and will lead the world’s urban growth in the coming decades.

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The recent revolutions in the Middle East have brought even more urgency to the perennial challenge of how policies can help create better job opportunities for youth. North Africa, along with Sub-Saharan Africa and South India, has among the world’s highest population growth rates and as one widely quoted study.

Social Insurance Reform and Labor Market Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Ethiopia* Admasu Shiferaw The College of William and Mary Arjun Bedi Erasmus University Rotterdam Måns Söderbom University of Gothenburg Getnet Alemu Zewdu Addis Ababa University July, Sub-Saharan Africa’s growing working-age population presents a major opportunity to increase shared prosperity.

Countries in the region have invested heavily in building skills; public expenditure on education increased sevenfold over the past 30 years, and more children are in school today than ever by: 1.

Gender Disparities in Employment and Earnings in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Swaziland Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment Dynamics in Transition Economies: 0: 0: 0: 1: 1: Skill shortages and labor market outcomes in Central Europe: 0: 0: 1: 0: 1: 9: Female Education and Labor Market Outcomes _____ 11 6.

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/01 African Economic Research Consortium: Annual Reports: AR (1) annual-reports: macroeconomic policies and macroeconomic outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa: State fragility macroeconomic policies. ILL-HEALTH AND LABOUR MARKET OUTCOMES IN UGANDA: China-Africa Economic Relations Policy Briefs, Policy Briefs.

Confronting this trade-off is the objective of Skills Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Written to inform clients, donors, and World Bank staff about TVET experience over the past decade, the book builds a dialogue around this experience. "Although labor is usually the unique asset upon which poor people can make a living, little is known about the functioning of labor markets in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The purpose of this volume is to. IZA DP No. Gender Disparities in Employment and Earnings in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Swaziland Zuzana Brixiova, Thierry Kangoye In this paper we provide first systematic evidence on the gender disparities in the labor market in Swaziland, drawing on the country's first two ( and ) Labor Force Surveys.

Institutions of higher learning in Africa, he says, need to review and diversify their systems of education and expand the level of skills to make themselves relevant to the demands of the labour. Institutions, policies, and labor market outcomes. Development. Active labor market programs.

Microfinance and financial regulations. The role of education in developing countries. In sub-Saharan Africa, apprenticeships are the most common form of non-academic training but they fail to generate high incomes.The aim of this paper is to provide an over-arching, updated view of agricultural land and labor markets in sub-Saharan Africa, in light of the above categorization.

The analysis is in two parts. First, we document the patterns of market participation by agricultural households using recently collected, nationally representative data from five Cited by: Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have rebounded to percent inafter slowing sharply to percent in The rise reflects a modest recovery in Angola, Nigeria, and South Africa—the region’s largest economies—supported by an improvement in commodity prices, favorable global financing conditions, and slowing.