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Structural Adjustment and Rural Labour Markets in Africa

Structural Adjustment and Rural Labour Markets in Africa( )
Editor: Jamal, Vali
Series title:The ILO Studies Ser.
Publication Date:Dec 1994
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $179.00
Book Description:

Based on case studies of Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Zambia, the book examines the changes in rural labour markets as a result of a decade of structural adjustment programmes. These programmes were meant to shift relative prices in favour of the agricultural sector, and, within the agricultural sector, in favour of export crops. In response, labour should have moved to the favoured sector. The case studies show that such a shift did not occur and the overview chapter elaborates the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Structural Adjustment
Business & Economics / Labor
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.46 x 8.424 Inches
Book Weight:0.902 Pounds

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