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Real Wage, Labor Productivity, and Employment Trends in South Africa: A Closer Look

Author/Editor: Nir Klein.

Release Date: April, 2012

Price: $18.00

The paper looks at the dynamics of employment in South Africa and examines the factors that contributed to the job-shedding observed during the recent financial crisis. The paper finds that the rapid more...



Unemployment and Labor Market Issues in Algeria

Author/Editor: Davide Furceri.

Release Date: April, 2012

Price: $18.00

The aim of this paper is to analyze unemployment and labor market developments in Algeria and assess the factors that may hamper employment creation. The results of the paper suggest that the more...



Cape Verde : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Progress Report

Release Date: December, 2010

Price: $18.00

The development policy of Cape Verde has evolved in a setting of severe structural constraints and persistent restrictions, with potential impediments to growth. The ongoing process of change adopts more...



Kenya : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: July, 2010

Price: $18.00

The Medium Term Plan (MTP) identifies the key policy actions and reforms, as well as programs and projects that the Grand Coalition Government in Kenya intends to implement. The overall objective is more...



Togo : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: April, 2008

Price: $18.00

From 2001, Togo has been engaged in the process of preparing its poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSP). As a result of the social and political crisis, Togo’s economy has been affected more...



Botswana : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: July, 2007

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This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix on Botswana underlies that diamond reserves are not adequate to generate enough permanent revenue to support the current level of expenditure. more...



Kenya : Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report: 2003/2004

Release Date: May, 2007

Price: $18.00

Kenya’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Annual progress report highlights that sound macroeconomic management policies are finally beginning to yield results in terms of macroeconomic growth, which more...



United Republic of Tanzania : Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for a Three-Year Policy Support Instrument: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Tanzania

Release Date: April, 2007

Price: $18.00

This paper discusses key findings of the Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Tanzania. Economic growth, inflation, and the more...



The Gambia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Release Date: March, 2007

Price: $18.00

This Selected Issues paper assesses The Gambia’s external competitiveness by reviewing developments in several indicators, ranging from exchange rate-based indices to survey-based assessments more...



Sierra Leone : 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Financing Assurances Review, and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of Performance Criterion

Release Date: February, 2007

Price: $18.00

The 2006 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility of Sierra Leone reviews sustainability of higher economic growth and more...



Namibia : Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation

Release Date: January, 2007

Price: $18.00

This 2006 Article IV Consultation highlights that with generally prudent macroeconomic policies, Namibia has enjoyed robust growth, moderate inflation, and strong external surpluses. Growth is more...



Kingdom of Lesotho : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix

Release Date: April, 2006

Price: $15.00

This Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for the Kingdom of Lesotho presents a determined plan in pursuance of high and sustainable equity-based economic growth. It contains medium-term objectives and more...



Creating Employment in the Middle East and North Africa

Author/Editor: E H Gardner.

Release Date: September, 2003

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The population of the Middle East and North Africa is one of the fastest growing in the world, but jobs have not grown as fast as the region’s workforce. This paper addresses questions such asCan more...