Does Poor Mean Cheap? A Comparative Look at Africa's Industrial Labor Costs
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KeywordsAfrica; manufacturing; private sector; labor cost; productivity; firm survey;
- D2 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations
- L6 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing
- O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology
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