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The contribution of small enterprises to employment growth in southern and eastern Africa

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  • Mead, Donald C.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 22 (1994)
    Issue (Month): 12 (December)
    Pages: 1881-1894

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    9. Grosh, Barbara & Somolekae, Gloria, 1996. "Mighty oaks from little acorns: Can microenterprise serve as the seedbed of industrialization?," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 24(12), pages 1879-1890, December.
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    11. Jayne, Thomas S. & Mukumbu, Mulinge & Duncan, John & Staatz, John M. & Howard, Julie A. & Lundberg, Mattias K.A. & Aldridge, Kim & Nakaponda, Bethel & Ferris, John N. & Keita, Francis & Sanankoua, Abd, 1996. "Trends in Real Food Prices in Six Sub-Saharan African Countries," Food Security International Development Working Papers, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics 54695, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
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    13. McPherson, Michael A., 1996. "Growth of micro and small enterprises in southern Africa," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 48(2), pages 253-277, March.
    14. Christopher J. Green & Colin H. Kirkpatrick & Victor Murinde, 2006. "Finance for small enterprise growth and poverty reduction in developing countries," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(7), pages 1017-1030.
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