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Working Paper
Competitiveness and diversification of service exports in sub-Saharan Africa: The case of the East African Community

Growth in service exports has improved countries’ per capita incomes, reduced over-reliance on goods exports, and promoted economic diversification. However, the growth has not been uniform across regions and countries...

Service exports Competitiveness Diversification
Seminar
Jakob Svensson on the low quality trap: evidence from the market for maize in Uganda

Jakob Svensson will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 16 October 2019. Abstract - The low quality trap: evidence from the market for maize in Uganda Agriculture remains the main source of income for the large majority of the world’s poor...

16 October 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, United States
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Working Paper
The tax elasticity of formal work in African countries

A key policy problem in most developing countries is the size of the informal sector and its persistence over time...

Developing countries Informality Labour supply
Journal Article
Female leaders and gender gaps within the firm: Evidence from three Sub‐Saharan African countries

Part of Journal Special Issue Female Autonomy and Women’s Welfare

Female managers Gender gap Sub-Saharan Africa
Journal Article
A human rights-consistent approach to multidimensional welfare measurement applied to sub-Saharan Africa

The rights-based approach to development targets progress towards the realization of 30 articles set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In current practice, progress is frequently measured using the multidimensional poverty index...

First-order dominance Sub-Saharan Africa Demographic and health survey
Journal Article
The impact of intergovernmental transfers on local revenue generation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Tanzania

Do intergovernmental transfers reduce revenues collected by local government authorities (LGAs)?...

Fiscal capacity Intergovernmental grants Sub-Saharan Africa
Journal Article
Associations between key intervention coverage and child mortality: An analysis of 241 sub-national regions of sub-Saharan Africa

Reducing child mortality remains a key objective in the Sustainable Development Goals...

Child mortality Health interventions Sub-Saharan Africa
Working Paper
The negotiated politics of social protection in sub-Saharan Africa

Social assistance programmes proliferated and expanded across much of the global South from the mid-1990s. Within Africa there has been enormous variation in this trend: some governments expanded coverage dramatically while others resisted this...

Social assistance Politics Sub-Saharan Africa
Working Paper
Development and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa

This paper puts sub-Saharan Africa’s economic development into perspective...

Sub-Saharan Africa Economic development Transformation
Working Paper
Community-based approaches for neonatal survival: Meta-analyses of randomized trial data

Objective: To analyse the impact of community approaches to improving newborn health and survival in low-resource countries...

Community approaches Newborn health Neonatal mortality
Working Paper
A human rights-consistent approach to multidimensional welfare measurement applied to sub-Saharan Africa

The rights-based approach to development targets progress towards the realization of 30 articles set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Progress is frequently measured using the multidimensional poverty index...

First-order dominance Multidimensional poverty Sub-Saharan Africa
Working Paper
Female leaders and gender gaps within the firm: Evidence from three sub-Saharan African countries

We study the association between the gender of the highest-ranking manager (the CEO) and gender differences in employees’ outcomes using detailed linked employer–employee data from the formal sector in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire,...

Female managers Gender gap Sub-Saharan Africa
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