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Leveraging African Pension Funds for Financing Infrastructure Development
(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 ...
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 ...
The 2016 Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project Report: Advancing Equitable Financial Ecosystems
(Brookings India, 2016-8-30)
The 2016 FDIP Report features detailed summaries of the financial inclusion landscape across our focus countries. For each of the newly added nations, we assess that country’s financial infrastructure and mobile ecosystem, key regulatory and industry ...