Working papers

R4D Working Paper 2017/4 : Employment effects of bargaining council decisions: An analysis of minimum wages in South Africa by Wayde Thomas Flowerday, Neil Rankin, and Volker Schöer (Bargaining Council)


R4D Working Paper 2017/3 : Impact of Microcredits on non-agricultural family production units in Madagascar by Ida Rajaonera and Faly Rakotomanana (Microcredits)


R4D Working Paper 2017/2 : The Employment Generating Effects of Exporting: Firm level evidence of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Ghana by Emmanuel Nii Abbey, Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako, Abena D. Oduro, F. Ebo Turkson, and Priscilla Twumasi Baffour (Employment and Exporting)


R4D Working Paper 2017/1 : Foreign Direct Investment and Technological Upgrading among Manufacturing Firms in Ghana by Abena D. Oduro, Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako, Priscilla Twumasi Baffour, and Ebo Turkson (FDI and Technological Upgrading)


R4D Working Paper 2016/12 : An Investigation into the Technological Complexity of Exports from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, South Africa and Viet Nam by Sebastian Klotz (Technological Complexity of Exports)


R4D Working Paper 2016/11 : Impact of a Targeted Training Program on Employment and Welfare: Evaluating a private sector skill training program in Bangladesh by Selim Raihan and Abu S. Shonchoy (Private Sector Skill Training)


R4D Working Paper 2016/10 : Employment and Quality of Employment in Vietnam: The Role of small firms, Formalization and Education, Nguyen Tu Anh, Nguyen Thu Thuy and Dang Thi Thu Hoai (Employment and Quality of Employment)


R4D Working Paper 2016/9 : The Effect of Technological Innovation on the Quantity and Quality of Employment in Ghana, by Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako, Abena D. Oduro, F. Ebo Turkson, Priscilla Twumasi Baffour, and Emmanuel Abbey (Innovation and Employment)


R4D Working Paper 2016/8 : Patterns in the Innovative Activities of Ghanaian Manufacturing and Services Firms, by Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako, Abena Daagye Oduro, Ebo Turkson, Priscilla Twumasi Baffour, and Emmanuel Nii Abbey (Innovation in Ghana)


R4D Working Paper 2016/7 : Surviving or thriving: Efficiency level of production units and its determinants in Madagascar: a heterogeneous sector, by Paul Gérard Ravelomanantsoa, Ida Rajaonera, and Faly Rakotomanana (Efficiency)


R4D Working Paper 2016/6 : South African Labour Law: A Twenty-Year Assessment by Paul Benjamin and Carole Cooper (South African Labour Law)


R4D Working Paper 2016/5 : How Many Shades of Grey are there?: Continuum Conceptualization of Formal/Informal Divide and Its Implications by Rüya Gökhan Koçer (How_Many_Shades)


R4D Working Paper 2016/4 : Labour Income and Employment embodied in Internationally Fragmented Production Chains by Patrick Tomberger (Labour Content)


R4D Working Paper 2016/3 : Determinants of growth of micro and small enterprises (MSEs): Empirical evidence from Ethiopia by Solomon Tarfasa, Tadele Ferede, Shiferaw Kebede, and Daniel Behailu (MSE growth)


R4D Working Paper 2016/2 : Employment effects of innovation in developing countries: A summary by Doris A. Oberdabernig (Employment effects of innovation)


R4D Working Paper 2016/1 : Continuity and Change in South African Labor Market Regulations: the Impact of Employment Equity Act of 1998 on Employment Strategies of Firms by Wayde Thomas Flowerday, Neil Rankin, and Volker Schöer (EEA)


R4D Working Paper 2015/12 : Technology/Innovation history of post-apartheid South Africa by Wayde Thomas Flowerday (Technology Innovation)


R4D Working Paper 2015/11 : Two Worlds of Minimum Wage: A Critical Look on Literature and a New Research Agenda by Rüya Gökhan Koçer (Two Worlds of MW)


R4D Working Paper 2015/10 : Labour Market Effects of Integration into GVCs: Review of Literature by Anirudh Shingal (GVC)


R4D Working Paper 2015/9 : Technology and Productivity in Developing countries: A Survey of the Literature by Doris A. Oberdabernig (Technology and Labor Market)


R4D Working Paper 2015/8 : The International Regulatory Framework for National Employment Policies- Examples from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, South Africa, Switzerland and Viet Nam by Christian Häberli (IRFNEP)


R4D Working Paper 2015/7 : Contribution of Knowledge to Economic Growth-the case of Vietnam by Nguyen Tu Anh and Nguyen Thu Thuy (Contribution of Knowledge to Growth)


R4D Working Paper 2015/6 : Exploring Vietnam’s Progress in Economic Growth by Nguyen Thu Thuy,  Hoang Truong Giang, and  Nguyen Dinh Chuc (Vietnam Country Paper)


R4D Working Paper 2015/5 : Bangladesh Country Paper: Employment Effects of Different Development Policy Instruments  Selim Raihan, Bazlul Haque Khondker, Farazi Binti Ferdous , and  Syed Al-Helal Uddin (Bangladesh Country Paper)


R4D Working Paper 2015/4 :  South Africa Country Report by Lawrence Edwards, Wayde Flowerday, Neil Rankin, Gareth Roberts and Volker Schöer (South African Country Paper)


R4D Working Paper 2015/3 : Country Paper for Madagascar: Labor Market , Economic Situation, and Development Policy by Julia Rachel Ravelosoa, Paul Gérard Ravelomanantsoa, Ida Rajaonera and Faly Rakotomanana (Madagascar Country Paper)


R4D Working Paper 2015/2 : Economic growth and employment patterns, dominant sector, and firm profiles in Ethiopia: Opportunities, challenges and Prospects by Tadele Ferede and Shiferaw Kebede (Ethiopia Country Paper)


R4D Working Paper 2015/1 : Employment Effects of Different Development Policy Instruments: The Case of Ghana  by Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako, Abena D. Oduro, Festus Ebo Turkson and Priscilla Twumasi Baffour  (Ghana Country Paper)