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Innovation and employment growth: evidence from manufacturing firms in Africa
(Springer open, 2019-02)
This paper estimates the association between innovation and employment growth among manufacturing firms in Africa. The paper uses a cross-sectional World Bank Enterprise Survey dataset in which innovation is categorised ...
Corruption and firm-level productivity: greasing or sanding effect?
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018)
Purpose: Corruption was ranked among the top five biggest obstacles affecting the operation of enterprises in Africa and was rated as a severe obstacle by close to 40 percent of firms in the sample. Consequently, the ...
Technical and vocational education and training in Uganda: A critical analysis
This article undertakes a diagnostic study of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) subsector with the rationale of characterizing the subsector and identifying the areas of potential strengths and ...
Imported Inputs and Exporting in the Africa’s Manufacturing Sector
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to estimate both direct and indirect channels through which imported inputs spur exporting in the African manufacturing sector. Design/methodology/approach – The authors estimated ...