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UNU-WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

Special economic zones (SEZ) in Africa are generally regarded as underperforming relative to their peers in the rest of the world. To explain this underperformance and to support success in the future it is important to analyse the key features and what is lacking in the design of African special...

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Genna Robb, Anthea Paelo - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

Low levels of broadband penetration combined with poor quality of services present a challenge to growth and development in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). This paper performs a comparative analysis of the competitive dynamics of telecommunications markets in four SADC...

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– Is success influenced by design attributes?
Cornelius Dube, Wellington Matsika, Gamuchirai Chiwunze - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

Special economic zones (SEZs) in Africa are generally regarded as underperforming relative to their peers in the rest of the world. This study focuses on the design features of the SEZ in Africa that may help explain this underperformance. Literature was reviewed to identify the key design...

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Wilfred C. Lombe - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Caesar Cheelo, Robert Liebenthal - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Robert Liebenthal, Caesar Cheelo - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Kate Pruce, Sam Hickey - Oxford University Press, 2019
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– A case study of the maize-milling machinery value chain in South Africa and Zambia
Gillian Chigumira - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

This working paper is the fourth in a series that forms part of the project ‘Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development’, a three-year partnership between UNU-WIDER and the South African government aimed at generating a better understanding of regional value chains...

Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso, Shebo Nalishebo, Florence Muleya, David McLennan, Christine Byaruhanga, Michael Noble, Gemma Wright, Mari Kangasniemi - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

View the latest country report here. This report documents MicroZAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Zambia. This work was carried out by Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis & Research (ZIPAR) in collaboration with the project partners. in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project. The...

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Giles Henley, Taku Fundira - Development Southern Africa, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Bioenergy in Southern Africa

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Faaiqa Hartley - Development Southern Africa, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Bioenergy in Southern Africa

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Paul C. Samboko, Mulako Kabisa, Giles Henley - Development Southern Africa, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Bioenergy in Southern Africa

– A tax-benefit microsimulation
Remmy Kampamba, Luca Pellerano, Charles Banda, Obbie Musama - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

In an attempt to reduce poverty and vulnerability in a sustainable and cost-effective way, in 2003 the Zambian Government introduced a social cash transfer (SCT) scheme. However, a recent review of Zambia’s social assistance system revealed that this scheme provided insufficient coverage to...

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– A tax benefit microsimulation analysis based on MicroZAMOD
Remmy Kampamba, Luca Pellerano, Charles Banda, Obbie Musama - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper assesses the effects on poverty and inequality of the alternative targeting approaches that Zambia’s Social Cash Transfer programme could take as its expansion continues during the period of the country’s Seventh National Development Plan (2017–21). It further...

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Caesar Cheelo, Robert Liebenthal - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

The construction sector plays a critical role in delivering quality infrastructure, which in turn influences the use of natural resource revenues towards achieving structural change and industrial development. We use industrial organization and political economy lenses to describe and...

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Robert Liebenthal, Caesar Cheelo - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper is about understanding the cycle of global copper price booms and busts over Zambia’s economic history. We explore how the mining industry has been managed, and wider economic management during boom periods. We find that successive Zambian governments did not use copper...

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