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The research programme was intended to identify ways in which Botswana could cope economically and socially with the prospects of lower growth rates and to identify ways in which future growth rates can be boosted.

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  • Gaetsewe, Tshepiso (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    The study examines determinants of youth unemployment in Botswana by comparing two different datasets- (2009/10 Botswana Core Welfare Indicator Survey (BCWIS) and 2015/16 Botswana Multi-Topic Household Survey (BMTHS)). ...
  • Tshukudu, Masedi K. (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    It is clear that technology has brought about significant changes in the livelihoods of people, creating new forms of employment and advancing the traditional forms of employment for individuals. Many countries continue ...
  • Mmolainyane, Kelesego (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    using structural vector autoregression (SVAR) model over the period of 1990 to 2015. The study uses an inclusive sustainable transformation (IST) index and government expenditure as proxies for structural transformation ...
  • Gaetsewe, Tshepiso (Associated Printers, 2018-03)
    ABSTRACT The informal sector plays a critical role in many countries as it provides alternative sources of employment and economic diversification. This paper investigates the determinants of the success of the informal ...
  • Gaetsewe, Tshepiso (Associated Printers, 2018-03)
    ABSTRACT The global market is rapidly recognizing the importance of entrepreneurship and selfemployment, especially in growing the economy, creating jobs and reducing poverty. This paper employs the logit regression ...
  • Tshukudu, Masedi K. (Associated Printers, 2018-03)
    The development and use of Electronic Money (e-money) remain one of the most discussed topics in developing countries, yet literature on the relationship between e-money penetration and household consumption remains ...
  • Khanie, Goitseone (Associated Printers, 2018-03)
    ABSTRACT This study examines factors influencing access to credit by SMEs in Botswana. Using the 2010 World Bank Enterprise Survey, and employing logit model for analysis, we find that access to credit is influenced by ...
  • BIDPA (BIDPA, 2004-05)
    The report examines the local governments activities, policies, structures and strategies of responding to the HIV/AIDS challenge as well as capacity constraints therein. The aims of the study are to assess (i)the impact ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nordås, Hildegunn Kyvik; Gergis, Abdalla (The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2000)
    The report assesses the role, scale and scope of government in Botswana; a maturing mineralled economy. It discusses the development problems commonly found in countries that receive large inflows of foreign exchange from ...
  • BIDPA (BIDPA, 2003)
    The increasing prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Botswana has prompted the Government to come up with various strategies, among them the Teacher Capacity Building Project (TCBP). The major objectives of TCBP are a reduction in ...
  • Gergis, Abdalla (BIDPA, 1999)
    This paper attempts to clarify the concepts and principles of citizen economic empowerment. Empowerment has been at the centre of a shift in thinking about economic development as a response to the failure of modernisation ...
  • Jefferis, Keith (BIDPA, 1999)
    Botswana’s current economic objectives centre on diversification away from its historical dependence on diamonds and government. Such diversification will change the structure of the economy, and has important implications ...
  • Harvey, Charles (BIDPA, 1999)
    The countries of southern Africa have not suffered seriously from "financial contagion", which is the short-term and sometimes devastating impact of financial crises in other countries. The first stage of financial contagion ...
  • Gergis, Abdalla (BIDPA, 1997)
    A summary report of the proceedings of the Seminar on Competition, Productivity and Privatisation.
  • 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 ...

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