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Demographic, employment, and wage trends in South Africa
(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.
(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 ...
Domestic Resources Mobilization, and External Financing: When Does Goverance Matter? Evidence from sub - Saharan Africa
(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 ...
Coal Requirement in 2020: A Bottom-up Analysis
(Brookings India, 2016-07-30)
In FY’14-15, the government announced an ambitious plan to produce 1.5 billion tonnes of coal domestically by 2020, an annual growth of almost 20 per cent. The announcement came at the back of the then chronic shortfall of coal. However, by the end of ...
Health and Morbidity in India (2004-2014)
(Brookings India, 2016-09-30)
In this study, we use National Sample Survey (NSS) data from surveys conducted by the Government of India. These are recall-based household surveys on multiple topics, including healthcare and consumer expenditure. More specifically, we use the 60th ...