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– Support networks and racial inequality in Namibia
Annalena Oppel - World Development, 2021

Community support is a critical source to sustain livelihoods in the Global South. At the same time, these practices can exhibit unequal dynamics such as disincentives, hierarchies, or adverse inclusion of individuals. However, an understanding of such is primarily tied to the conceptual space of...

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Annalena Oppel - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

Community or interpersonal support as a critical source of livelihood sustenance in the Global South can exhibit unequal dynamics. An understanding of these practices is primarily tied to the conceptual space of poverty or small communities. Less is known about how social support systems might...

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Dukhabandhu Sahoo, Auro Kumar Sahoo, Jayanti Behera, Diptimayee Mishra, Phendulwa Zikhona Makunga - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper aims to decompose the sources of growth in economies in the Southern African region’s Common Monetary Area and in the provinces of South Africa. Decomposition results for the Common Monetary Area reveal that the growth of aggregate and sectoral gross domestic product is driven...

UNU-WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

Special economic zones (SEZ) in Africa are generally regarded as underperforming relative to their peers in the rest of the world. To explain this underperformance and to support success in the future it is important to analyse the key features and what is lacking in the design of African special...

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– Is success influenced by design attributes?
Cornelius Dube, Wellington Matsika, Gamuchirai Chiwunze - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

Special economic zones (SEZs) in Africa are generally regarded as underperforming relative to their peers in the rest of the world. This study focuses on the design features of the SEZ in Africa that may help explain this underperformance. Literature was reviewed to identify the key design...

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Reena das Nair, Namhla Landani - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Supermarkets are strong catalysts to stimulate the growth and development of producers and suppliers of processed food and manufactured products in Southern Africa. This paper assesses the role of supermarkets and governments in developing supplier capabilities through supplier development...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Margaret E Kruk, Adanna Chukwuma, Godfrey Mbaruku, Hannah H Leslie - , 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

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Margaret E. Kruk, Adanna Chukwuma, Godfrey Mbaruku, Hannah H. Leslie - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Objective: To analyse factors affecting variations in the observed quality of antenatal and sick-child care in primary-care facilities in seven African countries. Methods: We pooled nationally representative data from service provision assessment surveys of health facilities in Kenya, Malawi,...

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– A Namibian tax-benefit microsimulation model
Gemma Wright, Michael Noble, Helen Barnes, David McLennan, Michell Mpike - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper provides an account of a Nambian tax-benefit microsimulation model—NAMOD—which has been developed for use by government. Following a section on the importance of social security in Namibia and recent related studies, the paper outlines the tax-benefit policies that are...

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