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Latest publications

Employment Creation Potential, Labor Skills Requirements, and Skill Gaps for Young People: A Senegal Case Study

Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Progress and Prospects

The Effect of Lockdown Policies on International Trade: Evidence from Kenya

Gender-based Violence in Primary Schools: Kenya

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

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