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Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis: Recent submissions

  • Mmolainyane, Kelesego; Sekakela, Kedibonye; Motsatsi, Johane; Raboloko, Mpho (Associated Printers, 2018-06)
    This Budget briefing aims to analyse the 2018/19 Budget Speech which was delivered to the nation of Botswana by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development on 8th February 2018. The brief entails assessment of the ...
  • Malope, Patrick; Gaetsewe, Tshepiso; Khanie, Goitseone; Molefhi, Koketso; MacKenzie, L. (Associated Printers, 2018-06)
    The Government of Botswana has over the years invested significantly in the education sector, with the sector receiving about 25% of total budgetary allocations for the past two decades (Budget Speech, 2018). Human capital ...
  • Sengwaketse, Margaret; Maiketso, Johnson (Associated Printers, 2018-06)
    Infrastructure facilitates trade by reducing trade costs, that is, the costs of moving goods and services from an exporting country (place of production) to the importer (point of consumption). ...
  • 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)). ...
  • Omotoye, Marumo (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    Several studies have argued that corruption has a greater impact on women than men and that increasing women’s representation in key decision-making positions has a positive effect in reducing corruption. However, limited ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sekakela, Kedibonye (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    A market-friendly regulatory environment is key for private sector investment. In this paper, we examine the impact of business regulatory quality on private sector investment in Botswana. The paper finds that the business ...
  • Raboloko, Mpho (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    The study determines the impact of infrastructure on economic growth in Botswana. The study employs an Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) estimation technique to determine how infrastructure affects economic growth ...
  • Mookodi, Lillian (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    This paper applies the Lerman and Yitzhaki (1985) inequality decomposition approach on food and non-food expenditures on the 2009/10 Botswana Core Welfare Indicator Survey; and the 2015/16 Multi Topic Indicator Survey ...
  • Motsatsi, Johane Moilwa (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    The objective of this study is to estimate the determinants of unemployment in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region using annual data from 2000 to 2016. Given the characteristic of the data, the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Khanie, Goitseone (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    This study examines the prevalence of female participation in labour market activities and investigates the role played by education in this participation. Using the 2015/16 Botswana Multi Topic Household Survey data and ...
  • Molefhi, Koketso (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    The study examines the impact of macroeconomic variables on stock and bond markets development in Botswana using Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL)-Bounds Test. The results indicate that macroeconomic variables have ...
  • Molefhi, Koketso (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    The study examines the impact of financial inclusion on employment creation in Botswana using quarterly time series data for the period 2004-2016. Using Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) model, we find that availability ...
  • Samboma, Thabile A. (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    detailed projects and programmes were initiated, with limited and often less developed state capacity to implement them. This study focuses on challenges of project implementation in Botswana’s tier of local government. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Motsatsi, Johane Moilwa (Associated Printers, 2018-03)
    ABSTRACT This study estimates the impacts of different economic sectors and other determinants on tax revenue in Botswana using Two Stage Least Squares (TSLS) estimation procedure and quarterly data for the period 1994/95 ...

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