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  • Isaksen, Jan (BIDPA, 1996)
    The paper attempts to draw lessons from policy experiences in Eastern Asia. On the basis of such lessons, the paper suggests a number of practical policy steps which hopefully would be relevant to the policy debate in ...
  • Gergis, Abdalla (BIDPA, 1996)
    The paper notes the challenge facing Botswana, giving particular attention to the changing role of the state and the need to adjust the regulatory environment. Recent economic developments in Botswana are discussed, as are ...
  • Granberg, Per (BIDPA, 1996)
    Given the current rate of HIV/AIDS infection in Botswana, there seems a need to analyse its economic impact. It is suggested that BIDPA may take an initiative towards this end. The paper presents some preliminary and ...
  • Granberg, Per (BIDPA, 1996)
    The paper discusses the structure of the existing MEMBOT model. The limitations of the current model are identified and a need to revise it is noted.
  • Granberg, Per (BIDPA, 1996)
    This paper is part of a larger study of poverty and poverty alleviation in Botswana, undertaken by BIDPA for the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning. The paper presents revised estimates of the Poverty Datum Line ...
  • Greener, Robert (BIDPA, 1997)
    The paper was written for the Botswana National Task Force on AIDS at the workplace. It presents results from a study of the impact of HIV/AIDS, based on a sample of five companies in Botswana. It concludes that the impact ...
  • Lisenda, Lisenda (BIDPA, 1997)
    Analyses the characteristics of small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in Botswana, highlighting the educational background of owners and exposure to business related training, geographic location of enterprises, premises ...
  • Fidzani, Novice H.; Makepe, P.; Tlhalefang, J. (BIDPA, 1997)
    The paper examines the Botswana beef and maize sectors in terms of structure, main activities and market distortions. The origins and sources of these distortions are analysed to determine how their removal would bear upon ...
  • Harvey, Charles (BIDPA, 1997)
    The paper was written at the request of the Vice President and Minister of Finance and Development Planning. The paper notes that Africa's importance in the world economy has declined over the years and argues that this, ...
  • Ditlhong, Molapisi (BIDPA, 1997)
    The paper discusses the nature and extent of poverty in Botswana, drawing data from the Study of poverty and poverty alleviation in Botswana conducted by BIDPA for Ministry of Finance and Development Planning.
  • Gergis, Abdalla (BIDPA, 1997)
    The paper was presented at a seminar on Competition, Productivity and Privatisation. It draws on lessons of experience as well as existing knowledge about privatisation, briefly addressing the main issues discussing how ...
  • Gergis, Abdalla (BIDPA, 1997)
    A summary report of the proceedings of the Seminar on Competition, Productivity and Privatisation.
  • Isaksen, Jan (BIDPA, 1997-03)
    This paper, presenting data and methodology for cooperation at national, regional and continental levels in research, discusses the need to consider possible constraints facing inidividual research institutions when making ...
  • BIDPA (BIDPA, 1997-05)
    The paper contains a progress report and a work guide for the study of poverty and poverty alleviation in Botswana, conducted by BIDPA for the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning. The first part which outlines the ...
  • BIDPA (BIDPA, 1997-05)
    The purpose of the seminar was first , to sensitise a range of issues, concepts and current thinking in the region, on impacts, strategies and legal aspects of HIV/AIDS to a wide number of companies. Secondly, it hoped to ...
  • Sesinyi, Magdeline (BIDPA, 1998)
    Gives a brief literature review on minimum wages and their possible effects on employment, with particular focus on the likely effects of minimum wage introduction on the two excluded sectors, namely the Domestic and ...
  • Granberg, Per (BIDPA, 1998)
    The paper establishes a simple relationship between urbanisation and economic growth. The relationship is intended as a simple "annex" to the revised MEMBOT model (forthcoming), capable of providing quantitative estimates ...
  • Dumcombe, Richard (BIDPA, 1998)
    The paper analyses the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in small and medium enterprise (SME) development in Botswana. It outlines the economic and policy background to SME development, and presents ...
  • Granberg, Per (BIDPA, 1998)
    The present paper has grown out of two separate issues. These are, on the one hand, the specific preparations for a forthcoming reconstruction of the Macro Economic Model for Botswana (MEMBOT), and on the other, the general ...
  • Sesinyi, Magdaline (BIDPA, 1998-03)
    This paper gives a brief literature review on minimum wages and their possible effects on employment, with particular focus on the likely effects of minimum wage introduction in the two excluded sectors, namely the Domestic ...

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