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  • Harvey, Charles (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, 1999)
    Regional free trade areas fail because one member country is perceived as getting more than its share of the benefits. Most non-SACU SADC economies would not be able to export to a newly opened South African market, so ...
  • Sedimo, Ratang; Mmolainyane, Kelesego (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, 2020)
    This policy brief seeks to examine the institutional frameworks that exist in Botswana to protect the rights of ordinary shareholders. Findings reveal that , in Botswana, existing institutional frameworks are not adequate ...
  • Sedimo, Ratang; Mmolainyane, Kelesego (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, 2020)
    This study seeks to examine institutional frameworks that exist in Botswana to protect the rights of ordinary shareholders. There is no literature on the subject matter in the context of Botswana; hence this study attempts ...
  • Seleka, Tebogo B. (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, 2020)
    Botswana has an extensive social protection system aimed at improving the welfare of poor and vulnerable groups. We evaluate the targeting effectiveness of 15 social transfer programs using targeting performance indicators ...
  • Gaetsewe, Tshepiso (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, 2020)
    Botswana has a large informal economy which continues to grow at a rapid rate. The Government recognises the importance of the sector in reducing unemployment and poverty. However, not much is known about informal firms ...
  • Mmolainyane, Kelesego (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, 2020)
    In her quest to further graduate to the high-income status, Botswana seeks to invest more in infrastructure development for both productive and social use. An efficient and effective infrastructure provision is fundamental ...
  • Gaetsewe, Tshepiso (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA), 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)). ...
  • Mmolainyane, Kelesego (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA), 2019-03)
    This paper analyses impacts of fiscal policy on structural transformation in Botswana using structural vector autoregression (SVAR) model over the period of 1990 to 2015. The study uses an inclusive sustainable ...
  • Gaetsewe, Tshepiso (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA), 2018-03)
    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 sector ...
  • Tshukudu, Masedi K. (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA), 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 ...
  • Gaetsewe, Tshepiso (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA), 2018-03)
    The global market is rapidly recognizing the importance of entrepreneurship and self employment, especially in growing the economy, creating jobs and reducing poverty. This paper employs the logit regression model to ...
  • Tshukudu, Masedi K. (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA), 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 (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA), 2018-03)
    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 gender, ...
  • Jefferis, Keith (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA), 1999-07)
  • Gergis, Abdalla (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA), 1997-08)
    This paper draws on lessons of experience and existing knowledge on privatisation, briefly addressing the main issues and describing how the privatisation process can be planned and implemented successfully. Privatisation ...
  • Gergis, Abdalla (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis & Botswana National Productivity Centre, 1997-04)
    This report is a summary of proceedings and presentations during a policy seminar on "Competition, Productivity and Privatisation" organised by Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) and Botswana ...
  • Harvey, Charles (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA), 1999-06)
    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 (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(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 re sponse to the failure of modernisation ...
  • Botswana Business Coalition on AIDS; Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA) (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA), 1997)
  • Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis(BIDPA) (Institute for Security Studies(ISS), 2004)

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