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Urban labor markets in sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Philippe De Vreyer; François Roubaud; World Bank
Publisher: Washington, D.C World Bank 2013
Series: World Bank eLibrary
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe De Vreyer; François Roubaud; World Bank
OCLC Number: 1075171744
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (p. cm).
Contents: General introductionPart I. A comparative analysis of urban labour markets in sub-Saharan Africa --
1. Employment, unemployment and working conditions on the urban labour markets in Africa: main stylised facts --
Part II. Job quality and labour market conditions --
2. Underemployment and job mismatch in sub-Saharan Africa --
3. Job satisfaction: a measurement of employment quality compared with aspirations in eight African capitals --
4. Employment vulnerability and earnings --
Part III. The many dimensions of labour market inequalities --
5. Education and labour market outcomes in urban West Africa --
6. Urban labour market segmentation in WAEMU: a distributional approach --
7. Working at retirement age? a comparison of seven West African capitals --
8. Domestic work and employment in Africa: what is the trade-off for women? --
9. Inequality of opportunities on the urban labour market in West Africa --
10. Decomposing gender and ethnic earnings gaps in seven West African cities --
Part IV. Some key coping mechanisms and private responses --
11. Why migrating, self-selection and returns to education in the WAEMU --
12. Returns to returning in West Africa --
13. The work-school trade-off among West African children: Are household tasks more compatible with school than economic activities? --
14. General conclusion.
Series Title: World Bank eLibrary
Responsibility: Philippe De Vreyer and François Roubaud.

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