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– A service economy in need of an export boost
E. Philip English - Oxford University Press, 2018
Jean-Philippe Platteau - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

There are three main channels of women’s empowerment: legal or policy reforms, outside economic opportunities, and collective action. Legal (or policy) reforms are generally based on statutory laws that enact rules to be followed or prohibit certain practices. External economic...

Sylvie Lambert, Dominique van de Walle, Paola Villar - Oxford University Press, 2018
This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, Jean-Philippe Platteau - Oxford University Press, 2018

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. As a result of widespread mistreatment and overt...

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Margaret E Kruk, Adanna Chukwuma, Godfrey Mbaruku, Hannah H Leslie - , 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

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Margaret E. Kruk, Adanna Chukwuma, Godfrey Mbaruku, Hannah H. Leslie - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Objective: To analyse factors affecting variations in the observed quality of antenatal and sick-child care in primary-care facilities in seven African countries. Methods: We pooled nationally representative data from service provision assessment surveys of health facilities in Kenya, Malawi,...

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Elisabeth Cudeville, Charlotte Guénard, Anne-Sophie Robilliard - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

In this paper, we explore the links between polygyny and female labour supply in Senegal using a nationally representative survey. In a reduced-form approach, we first measure the impact of polygyny on participation using a joint model of spouse participation. The identification of the impact...

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Sylvie Lambert, Dominique van de Walle, Paola Villar - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Divorce and widowhood followed by remarriage are common for women in Africa. A key question is how such discontinuous marital trajectories affect women’s wellbeing. Women’s marital trajectories in Senegal are described and correlated with measures of voice, resource constraints, and...

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– A service economy in need of an export boost
E. Philip English - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper first summarizes the macroeconomic and trade performance of Senegal, emphasizing the limits of traditional exports. It then focuses on three export sectors which have had some success in the past and have good potential for future growth: tourism, horticulture and information...

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James Stewart - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

At our 30th Anniversary Conference we took the chance to interview Martin Ravallion of Georgetown University—we asked him to discuss his recent work on extreme poverty, and to highlight what he believes the major challenges in this area will be over the next thirty years. This year...

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– Evidence from Senegalese Manufacturing Plant
Fatou Cissé, Ji Eun Choi - UNU-WIDER, 2015 - Helsinki, Finland

The increasing quantity of literature investigating the impact of trade openness on firm efficiency has not yet provided a definite prediction of the direction of causality. This paper investigates how the relationship between exporting and productivity impacts on manufacturing sectors in Senegal...

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– Implications for the Long Run
Mathilde Maurel, Majda Seghir - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

Productivity gains are the prime engine of economic growth. This paper uses a rich amount of firms’ accounting information from the Single Information Collecting Centre in Senegal over the period 1998-2011. To investigate the two main obstacles to growth, poor education and poor access to...

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Fatou Cissé, Ji Eun Choi, Mathilde Maurel - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

Senegal is a typical sub-Saharan economy, which conducted an import substitution policy over 1960-86, followed by a policy of support for the private sector and liberalization of the economy. It suffers from a low level of economic development, hindering the process of economic diversification, and...

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– Evidence from Cameroon, Senegal, and Tanzania
Georges Vivien Houngbonon, Arthur Bauer, Abdoulaye Ndiaye, Clara Champagne, Tite Yokossi, Nathalie Ferrière, Hédi Brahimi, Jeanne Avril - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

In this study, we assess the inclusiveness of growth by tracking the yearly percentage change in the household consumption of individuals over different growth spells in Cameroon, Senegal, and Tanzania. With cross-sectional data, we track the consumption of groups of individuals that share similar...

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Sylvie Lambert, Martin Ravallion, Dominique van de Walle - Journal of Development Economics, 2014

Part of Journal Special Issue Land and Property Rights

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– Decentralisation and Urban Service Delivery in Senegal
Danielle Resnick - Development Policy Review, 2014
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