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Working out of poverty : job creation and the quality of growth in Africa / Louise Fox, Melissa Sekkel Gaal
Bib ID 4514021
Format BookBook
Author
Fox, M. Louise
 
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Description Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2008 
xi, 81 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9780821374429
9780821374436
Invalid ISBN 0812374435
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Summary

"This book reviews the literature and presents original research by the authors analyzing job creation in Sub-Saharan Africa in light of economic performance over the decade and more since 1995. The book identifies factors that impact job creation, both inside the labor market (such as labor supply and demand) and outside of it (overall investment climate)."--BOOK JACKET.

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  • Machine derived contents note: Table Of Contents
  • Working Out Of Poverty: Job Creation And The
  • Quality Of Growth In Africa
  • Introduction 1
  • 1. Context: the economic environment for job creation 4
  • Demographics 5
  • Wage And Salary Employment 5
  • Economic Growth And Structure Of Gdp 7
  • Structural Shifts Within Wage And Salary Employment 10
  • 2. Constraints: the missing private sector demand 12
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-76) and index.

Subjects Job creation -- Africa.  |  Labor supply -- Africa.  |  Labor market -- Africa.  |  Africa -- Economic conditions.
Other authors/contributors Gaal, Melissa Sekkel, 1979-  |  World Bank

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