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  • Leveraging African Pension Funds for Financing Infrastructure Development 

    Sy, Amadou N. R. (Brookings India, 2017-03-30)
    This report explores the key issues surrounding pension funds as a source of financing for African infrastructure and makes a compelling case for reforming the continent’s pension schemes so they can serve as an integral component of the global approach ...
  • Domestic Resources Mobilization, and External Financing: When Does Goverance Matter? Evidence from sub - Saharan Africa 

    Sy, Amadou N.R.; Sow, Mariama (Brookings India, 2016-12-30)
    This paper studies the relationship between two global priorities: financing for development and good governance. The Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development identifies domestic revenue mobilization ...
  • Demographic, employment, and wage trends in South Africa 

    Bhorat, Haroon; Naidoo, Karmen; Oosthuizen, Morne; Pillay, Kavisha (Brookings India, 2016-06-30)
    This paper looks to uncover the growth traps and opportunities for the South African economy, with a focus on underlying labour market dynamics. We explore the potential of South Africa’s demographic dividend. We also consider the structure of the ...
  • What does “agriculture” mean today? Assessing old questions with new evidence. 

    McArthur, John W. (Brookings India, 2016-03-30)
    One of global society’s foremost structural changes underway is its rapid aggregate shift from farmbased to city-based economies. More than half of humanity now lives in urban areas, and more than two-thirds of the world’s economies have a majority of ...

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