Aid, Employment, and Poverty Reduction in Africa

Page, John and Shimeles, Abebe (2014). Aid, Employment, and Poverty Reduction in Africa. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Page, John
    Shimeles, Abebe
    Title Aid, Employment, and Poverty Reduction in Africa
    Volume/Issue No. 2014/43
    Publication Date 2014
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 26
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Growth and poverty reduction in Africa are weakly linked. This paper argues that the reason is that Africa has failed to create enough good jobs. Structural transformation?the relative growth of employment in high productivity sectors?has not featured in

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Economic assistance and foreign aid
    Labor
    Poverty
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292307646
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