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Foreign Direct Investment and Structural Transformation in Africa

This paper analyzes the relationship between inward FDI and structural transformation of local labour markets in Africa.

Working Paper
23 Jan 2023

Chinese Imports and Industrialization in Africa: Evidence from Ethiopia

The rise of China in the global economy has been linked with negative impacts on employment across many high and middle-income countries. However, evidence for African countries is limited.

Working Paper
25 Jan 2023

Foreign Direct Investment and Structural Transformation in Africa

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is considered by policymakers as an important driver of local economic development. For example, foreign investors may establish supply chain linkages with domestic firms, enhancing their productive capacities (e.g.

Research Note
31 Jan 2023

The collusion trap: Theory with evidence from informal markets in Lagos, Nigeria

Informal actors often compete with formal or regulated ones. Regulated actors therefore can be natural allies in government attempts to enforce laws and regulations. Yet they often are not.

Journal Article
31 Jan 2023

Matching with the Right Attitude: the Effect of Matching Firms with Refugee Workers

How to integrate disadvantaged workers such as immigrants and refugees into host-country labor markets is a pressing global question.

Working Paper
3 Feb 2023

Stefano Carattini

Georgia State University

Patrick O. Asuming

University of Ghana

Justice T. Mensah

World Bank Group

Mobile Money

With increasing access to mobile phones across the world, mobile money services have been growing in popularity, enabling users to deposit, transfer, and withdraw funds from a digital account without owning a bank account.

VoxDevLit
9 Feb 2023

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