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Africa’s 'Youth Employment' Crisis is actually a 'Missing Jobs' Crisis

Urban Economic Growth in Africa: A Framework for Analyzing Constraints to Agglomeration

The Informal Sector in Francophone Africa: The Other side of Weak structural transformation

The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Trade: Recent Evidence from East Africa

From "Western Education is Forbidden" to the World's Deadliest Terrorist Group: Education and Boko Haram in Nigeria

The Constraints that Bind (or don’t): Integrating Gender into Economic Constraints Analyses

Illicit Financial Flows in Africa: Drivers, Destinations, and Policy options

Employment Creation Potential, Labor Skills Requirements, and Skill Gaps for Young People: A Methodological Framework

Combatting Climate Change: An Urgent Call for Comprehensive Global and Local Action

Capturing the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A Regional and National Agenda

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