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Botswana :, Selected Issues

Poverty and unemployment remained high in Botswana. The shortcomings of the labor market policies are responsible for a high unemployment rate. This selected issues paper sheds considerable light on ways that Botswana can enhance inclusive growth and reduce the high level of structural unemployment. Botswana was identified as having been able to sustain the highest economic growth compared with others in its league. Assessors suggest a prudent labor market for an overall sustained economic growth
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Executive Summary; I. Inequality and Growth in the Southern African Customs Union Region; A. Background; B. Empirical Analysis; Boxes; I.1. Lessons for Botswana from Brazil, Chile, and Indonesia for achieving more inclusive growth; Figures; I.1. Effect of Increase of Different Factors on Growth Spell Duration; I.2. Average GDP per Capita Growth Rate, 2000-10; Tables; 1. Contributing Factors to the End of Growth Spells in the SACU Region; 2. Comparative Impact of Income Inequalities on Growth Spell Duration; I.3. Comparing Gini Coefficients Between SACU countries
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non fiction
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1 online resource (45 p.)
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