Light Manufacturing in Zambia: Job Creation and Prosperity in a Resource-Based Economy

Light Manufacturing in Zambia: Job Creation and Prosperity in a Resource-Based Economy

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This book argues that light manufacturing is appropriate for a resource-based country like Zambia. While Zambia's recent growth has been impressive, it has not been accompanied with adequate job creation. Long-term job creation in copper production is very small; links to the rest of the economy tend to be weak as well. Besides, the development of natural resources tends to discourage job-creating sectors such as manufacturing. To be sustainable and to create productive… (more)

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Publisher: World Bank Publications (July 17, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 124 pages

File size: 5.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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