Education and Youth employment in Sub-Sahara Africa: linkages and policy responses

Young people in Africa find it increasingly difficult to transition into employment. Governments acknowledge the challenge of youth unemployment and underemployment and are looking for appropriate interventions. Investment in education is one of the main policy tools for addressing poverty and promoting economic growth. However, African countries grapple with a range of challenges. Many are…


The Impact of Electricity Price Increases and Rationing on the South African Economy: Potential Energy Savings A Review by Sector and a Review of Potential Incentives to Promote Energy Efficiency

Altman et al. highlight major developments and influences on energy efficiency in four sectors of the South African economy. The paper also reviews measures for a package of tools that government could use to stimulate energy efficiency in these sectors. These incentive tools could encourage alternative energy investments and promote investment in physical or process…