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    Botswana - poverty assessment

    Dec 01, 2015
    Living conditions of Botswana have improved over the past decade and poverty has reduced significantly. This decrease was accompanied by a considerable decline in both depth and severity of poverty, indicating...
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    Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Botswana

    Oct 01, 2015
    This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Botswana. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies)...
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    Economic shocks and subjective well-being : evidence from a quasi-experiment

    Hariri,Jacob Gerner, Bjørnskov,Christian, Justesen,Mogens K.  |  Mar 10, 2015
    This article examines how economic shocks affect individual well-being in developing countries. Using the case of a sudden and unanticipated currency devaluation in Botswana as a quasi-experiment, the article ...
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    Small countries with volatile revenue : Botswana and Bhutan

    Kojo,Naoko C.  |  Jan 01, 2015
    Bhutan and Botswana share a number of similarities. The two countries, land locked small states, have grown rapidly over the past few decades, boosted by sustained, large-scale inflows of foreign exchange. ...
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    Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Botswana

    Oct 01, 2014
    This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Botswana. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies)...
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Guang Zhe Chen

Country Director for South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Catriona Purfield

Lead Economist for South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland
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