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Characteristics and Macroeconomic Determinants of Youth Employment in Africa

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  • John C. Anyanwu, 2013. "Characteristics and Macroeconomic Determinants of Youth Employment in Africa," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 25(2), pages 107-129, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:afrdev:v:25:y:2013:i:2:p:107-129
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    1. Zuzana Brixiova & Thierry Kangoye, 2014. "Youth Unemployment in Africa: New Evidence and Policies from Swaziland," AIEL Series in Labour Economics,in: Dario Sciulli & Miguel Ángel Malo (ed.), Disadvantaged Workers, edition 1, chapter 9, pages 181-202 AIEL - Associazione Italiana Economisti del Lavoro.
    2. repec:bla:afrdev:v:29:y:2017:i:2:p:259-271 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Asongu, Simplice, 2015. "Rational Asymmetric Development: Transfer Mispricing and Sub-Saharan Africa’s Extreme Poverty Tragedy," MPRA Paper 71175, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. John C. Anyanwu, 2014. "Does Intra-African Trade Reduce Youth Unemployment in Africa?," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 26(2), pages 286-309, June.
    5. Veronica Escudero & Elva Lopez Mourelo, 2014. "Understanding the Drivers of the Youth Labour Market in Kenia," AIEL Series in Labour Economics,in: Dario Sciulli & Miguel Ángel Malo (ed.), Disadvantaged Workers, edition 1, chapter 10, pages 203-228 AIEL - Associazione Italiana Economisti del Lavoro.
    6. Ebaidalla Mahjoub Ebaidalla, 2015. "Do ICTs Reduce Youth Unemployment in MENA Countries?," Working Papers 964, Economic Research Forum, revised Nov 2015.
    7. Christian Lambert Nguena et Roger Tsafack Nanfosso, 2014. "Facteurs Microéconomiques du Déficit de Financement des PME au Cameroun," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 26(2), pages 372-383, June.
    8. repec:bla:afrdev:v:29:y:2017:i:2:p:197-210 is not listed on IDEAS
    9. repec:ilo:ilowps:485514 is not listed on IDEAS
    10. Zuzana Brixiova & Thierry Kangoye, 2013. "Working Paper 175 - Youth Employment in Africa: New Evidence and Policies from Swaziland," Working Paper Series 472, African Development Bank.
    11. Sumberg, James & Anyidoho, Nana Akua & Chasukwa, Michael & Chinsinga, Blessings & Leavy, Jennifer, 2014. "Young people, agriculture, and employment in rural Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series 080, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    12. Dinarjad Achmad, 2017. "The Ability of Export and GDP Value Added in Explaining the Variation of Employment Opportunities in Indonesia," GATR Journals jber132, Global Academy of Training and Research (GATR) Enterprise.
    13. John Anyanwu, 2014. "Working Paper 201 - Does Intra-African Trade Reduce Youth Unemployment in Africa ?," Working Paper Series 2107, African Development Bank.

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