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Tourism
Book Chapter
Employment and productivity growth in Tanzania's service sector

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Services Informal sector Economic growth
Book Chapter
Senegal: A service economy in need of an export boost

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Exports Services Tourism
Book Chapter
Implications for Ethiopia's industrialization

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Ethiopia Exports Tourism
Book Chapter
Tourism global value chains and Africa

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Tourism Africa Global value chains
Working Paper
Tourism global value chains and Africa

As Africa continues to attract record numbers of international arrivals, there are industry undercurrents that influence the continent’s participation in tourism value chains...

Tourism Africa Global value chains
Working Paper
Employment and productivity growth in Tanzania’s service sector

Despite Tanzania’s rapid recent growth, the vast majority of employment creation has been in informal services. This paper addresses the role that different subsectors of formal and informal services have played in Tanzania’s growth...

Services Informal sector Economic growth
Working Paper
Industries without smokestacks: Implications for Ethiopia’s industrialization

Although the manufacturing sector is known to have a unique role in structural transformation, the industries without smokestacks that include tradable services (e.g., IT, tourism, transport), horticulture, and agro-industry can provide new opportuni...

Ethiopia Exports Tourism
Working Paper
Senegal—a service economy in need of an export boost

This paper first summarizes the macroeconomic and trade performance of Senegal, emphasizing the limits of traditional exports...

Exports Services Tourism
Book Chapter
Tourism and Economic Growth: African Evidence from Panel Vector Autoregressive Framework

Using a panel vector autoregressive model this paper investigates the dynamic and endogeneous contribution of tourism to output based on a sample of 40 African countries for the period 1990–2006...

Economic development Human capital Investments
Working Paper
Tourism and Economic Growth: African Evidence from Panel Vector Autoregressive Framework

Using a panel vector autoregressive model this paper investigates the dynamic and endogeneous contribution of tourism to output based on a sample of 40 African countries for the period 1990–2006...

Economic development Human capital Investments
Working Paper
Tourism Competitiveness in Small Island Developing States

The tourism industry is the leading segment of the services industries in small island developing states (SIDS). This paper therefore seeks primarily to investigate both the nature and determinants of tourism competitiveness in SIDS...

Competition Economic policy Service industries
Book Chapter
Costa Rica: Policies and Conditions for Export Diversification

From the book: Non-Traditional Export Promotion in Africa

Economic integration Free trade Industrialization
Working Paper
Costa Rica: Policies and Conditions for Export Diversification

Over the last thirty-five years, Costa Rican exports (in dollars) have grown at an average annual growth rate of 10.8 per cent...

Economic integration Free trade Industrialization
Working Paper
Small Islands, Big Issues: Crucial Issues in the Sustainable Development of Small Developing Islands

Environmental policy Natural disasters Renewable energy sources
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