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Working Paper
Firm-level employment growth in South Africa: The role of innovation and exports

This paper investigates the effect of innovation on employment growth at the firm level in South Africa. Innovation is typically associated with better export performance at the firm level due to productivity enhancements and new products...

Employment Exports Firm growth
Working Paper
Moving up the copper value chain in Southern Africa

Southern African countries—mainly Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo—account for around a seventh of global production of copper...

copper Industrialization Agglomeration
Journal Article
Effects of Foreign Aid on Income through International Trade

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

bilateral aid Exports Free trade
Working Paper
Trade liberalization and South African manufacturing: Looking back with data

This paper provides a retrospective assessment of the effects of trade policies on South African manufacturing since the transition to democracy, examining the differences and commonalities in the views of economists in favour of and against an accel...

Trade policy Manufacturing Trade liberalization
Working Paper
Effects of foreign aid on income through international trade

This paper presents a review of recent studies that estimate the trade effects of foreign aid...

bilateral aid Exports Free trade
Working Paper
From manufacturing-led export growth to a twenty-first-century inclusive growth strategy: Explaining the demise of a successful growth model and what to do about it

Success in development over the past half-century was based on manufacturing-led export growth. Because the share of global employment in manufacturing will decline, manufacturing won’t play the same role in the coming decades...

Stockholm Statement Industrial policy Dynamic comparative advantage
Book Chapter
Regional opportunities in East Africa

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Exports Free trade Customs union
Book Chapter
Rwanda: From devastation to services-first transformation

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Africa Economic growth Exports
Book Chapter
Senegal: A service economy in need of an export boost

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Exports Services Tourism
Book Chapter
Industries without smokestacks: Mozambique country case study

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Industries Exports policy
Book Chapter
Implications for Ethiopia's industrialization

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

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

From the book: Extractive Industries

Mining Development Tax revenue
Book Chapter
Dependence on extractive industries in lower-income countries: The statistical tendencies

From the book: Extractive Industries

Development Oil Gas
Journal Article
Key issues in regional growth and integration in Southern Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Regional Growth Opportunities

Food industry and trade Exports Regional integration
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
Working Paper
Dependence on extractive industries in lower-income countries: The statistical tendencies

This paper synthesizes statistical information evidencing the proposition that extractive industries are of great significance in many low- and middle-income developing economies...

Development Oil Gas
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