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Analysis of youth unemployment in Sub-Saharan Africa: determinants and possible ways forward
Journal article, Created By Ebaidalla, Ebaidalla Mahjoub and Published By Inderscience in English language
This paper investigates the causes of youth unemployment in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) during the period 1991-2012. The study used panel data method for a sample of 30 SSA countries; and it focused on the impact of economic, demographic and institutional factors as well as natural resources. We examine the determinants of youth unemployment for both the aggregate and gendered levels. The empirical results show that GDP growth, trade openness, foreign direct investment, education and corruption have negative and significant effect on total, male and female youth&#x...
Institutions and economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: a panel data analysis
Journal article, Created By Ebaidalla, Ebaidalla Mahjoub and Published By Inderscience in English language
Over the last three decades or so, there has been a considerable debate on factors that explaining economic growth in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. The conventional determinants of economic growth, such as, economic policies, investment in human capital and foreign flow of private capital have been received a great attention in the literature. Nevertheless, the role of institutions in stimulating growth still has not been adequately studied. This study, therefore, aims at investigating the relationship between institutional quality and economic growth in 20 SSA...