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Book Chapter
Mining's contribution to low- and middle-income economies

From the book: Extractive Industries

Mining Development Tax revenue
Working Paper
Identifying monetary policy rules in South Africa with inflation expectations and unemployment

This paper investigates whether a Taylor rule accurately describes the South African Reserve Bank’s reaction function in setting interest rates using quarterly data, covering the period since inflation targeting was formally adopted in 2000...

Employment Labour Monetary policy
Working Paper
Gender inequality in employment in Mozambique

We investigate the trend in the gender employment gap in the expanding non-subsistence sector of the economy in Mozambique, a country still characterized by a large subsistence agricultural sector...

Gender Employment Education
Working Paper
The resettlement of Vietnamese refugees across Canada over three decades

Welcoming 60,000 Southeast Asian refugees in the 1979–80 period has become a celebrated part of Canada’s history, but the eventual integration of these refugees into Canadian society has received insufficient attention...

Canada Earnings Economic integration
Policy Brief
Africa's Lions: Three challenges limiting the potential for inclusive growth Growth Employment infrastructure
Working Paper
Mining’s contribution to low- and middle-income economies

In several low- and middle-income countries with important extractive sectors, gross national income has developed favourably. Africa has benefitted most, particularly West Africa...

Mining Development Tax revenue
Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations...

Economic growth Employment Poverty
Working Paper
The effects of minimum wage hikes on employment and wages in Viet Nam’s micro, small, and medium enterprises

Very little is known about the extent to which wage and employment offsetting behaviours change by firm size to mitigate the detrimental effects of minimum wage regulation...

Minimum wage Employment Wages
Africa's Lions: Growth Traps and Opportunities for Six African Economies

Examining the economic forces that will shape Africa’s future Africa’s Lions examines the economic growth experiences of six fast-growing and/or economically dominant African countries...

Growth Employment infrastructure
Research uptake
Learning to Compete (L2C): Accelerating Industrial Development in Africa

Learning to compete (L2C) is collaborative research project between UNU-WIDER, the African Development Bank, and the Brookings Institution. The project aims to answer the question: why is there so little industry in Africa? Industry—including modern...

Trade Competitiveness Industrial policy
Aid in a Post-2015 World

Now out the ReCom - Research and Communication on Foreign Aid programme summary which outlines 15 key findings relevant to the post-2015 agenda.

Foreign aid Social sectors Gender equality
Jobs, poverty and structural change in Africa

Theme: Transformation

Trade Competitiveness Industrial policy
Unemployment in Tunisia: What do we know? Where do we go?

The African Development Bank , the African Development Institute and UNU-WIDER, in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Ministry of Employment and Vocational Training, organize a workshop on the subject...

10 April 2012
African Development Bank Group, Tunis, Tunisia
Past event
Photo: Dana Smillie / World Bank Prospects for Africa's youth

Theme: Other

Youth Demography Development
Photo: Eric Miller / World Bank Growth and employment

Theme: Development finance

Growth Employment Growth and employment
Learning to compete (L2C): accelerating industrial development in Africa

Theme: Other

Trade Competitiveness Industrial policy
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