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Journal Article
Gender Inequality in Employment in Mozambique

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Gender Employment Education
Working Paper
Earnings and employment microdata in South Africa

Traditionally, analysts of the South African labour market have used household survey data to describe earnings and employment in the post-Apartheid period...

Administrative data Data sources Earnings
Working Paper
Gender and the South African labour market: Policy relevant research possibilities using South African tax data

This paper has three primary objectives...

Administrative data Employment Gender
Working Paper
Can a wage subsidy system help reduce 50 per cent youth unemployment?: Evidence from South Africa

The paper examines the incidence and employment impacts of the Employment Tax Incentive, a South African wage subsidy system that is targeted at the employers of low-wage youth...

Employment youth unemployment Taxation
Working Paper
Individual-level employment transitions in rural Viet Nam

Structural transformation in rural areas is a key issue in economic development...

Employment Structural transformation Rural areas
Policy Brief
Growth, employment, and poverty in Latin America

Some questions have been present since the very first days of development economics but have gained increased attention in recent years: Has economic growth resulted in gains in standards of living and reductions in poverty via improved labor market ...

Economic growth Employment Poverty
Working Paper
The evolution of private returns to education during post-conflict transformation: Evidence from Mozambique

This paper estimates how private returns to education have evolved in the context of postconflict transformation in Mozambique...

Returns to education Workforce Employment
Policy Brief
Employment expectations of university students in Mozambique: Results from a baseline survey

Before now, there has been no systematic study of the transition of university students as they finish their studies and enter the labour market...

Employment Education Wages
Report
Baseline Survey on the School-to-Work Transitions of University Graduates in Mozambique

The survey on the School-to-Work Transitions of University Graduates in Mozambique aims to respond to the concerns of the Government of Mozambique and development partners with respect to youth employment in the country...

Employment Education Wages
Book Chapter
Mining's contribution to low- and middle-income economies

From the book: Extractive Industries

Mining Development Tax revenue
Working Paper
Employment and development in Asia

How have economic development, employment, and labour markets in Asian countries interacted since the publication of Myrdal’s Asian Drama?...

Labor Employment Economic growth
News
Press release: Public Forum on Higher Education: A Profile of Mozambican Graduates

‘ Inclusive growth in Mozambique ’ programme to launch a report at a public forum on 04 September 2018 Researchers will be available for interviews at the event The Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme will host a public forum at the...

Education Higher education Employment
Working Paper
Employer characteristics and youth employment outcomes in the formal sector in South Africa: Assessment using administrative tax data

Through the use of administrative tax data, this study attempts to identify the characteristics of firms that employ relatively large numbers of young people...

Tax administration data Firm level Firm behaviour
Working Paper
Identifying monetary policy rules in South Africa with inflation expectations and unemployment

This paper investigates whether a Taylor rule accurately describes the South African Reserve Bank’s reaction function in setting interest rates using quarterly data, covering the period since inflation targeting was formally adopted in 2000...

Employment Labour Monetary policy
Working Paper
Gender inequality in employment in Mozambique

We investigate the trend in the gender employment gap in the expanding non-subsistence sector of the economy in Mozambique, a country still characterized by a large subsistence agricultural sector...

Gender Employment Education
Working Paper
The resettlement of Vietnamese refugees across Canada over three decades

Welcoming 60,000 Southeast Asian refugees in the 1979–80 period has become a celebrated part of Canada’s history, but the eventual integration of these refugees into Canadian society has received insufficient attention...

Canada Earnings Economic integration
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