Employment, Unemployment, and Underemployment in Africa

Hayat, Faraz and Golub, Stephen S. (2014). Employment, Unemployment, and Underemployment in Africa. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Hayat, Faraz
    Golub, Stephen S.
    Title Employment, Unemployment, and Underemployment in Africa
    Volume/Issue No. 2014/14
    Publication Date 2014
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 26
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper documents and analyses the predominance of informal employment in Africa and shows that lack of demand for labour rather than worker characteristics is the main reason for pervasive underemployment. Integration into the global economy and expor

    UNU Topics of Focus Agriculture
    Economic development
    Keyword Agriculture
    Economic development
    Labor costs
    Labor market
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292307356
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