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The study identified three types of causalities between health and education in Nigeria. The first is the no evidence causality between primary school enrolment, secondary school enrolment, literacy...
Gender mainstreaming in African Continental Free Trade Area national implementation strategies
An inclusive and sustainable pathway towards gender equality in Africa
On 30 May 2019, the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA Agreement) came into force. The AfCFTA Agreement does not incorporate a separate chapter on...
Linkages between double taxation treaties and bilateral investment treaties
The present study highlights the various linkages that exist between double taxation treaties and bilateral investment treaties and some of the associated challenges that they pose to...
Drivers for boosting intra-African investment flows towards Africa's transformation
The study provides evidence of the complementarities between trade and investment in Africa. Given the trade potential of the African Continental Free Trade Area and its likely implications for...
A snapshot of cross-border trade along the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor
Why collect data on ICBT?Informal Cross Border Trade (ICBT) is an important factor in intra-African Trade and the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement. One major...
Benchmarking Performance Towards National, Regional and International Goals
This report posits that, despite remaining the fastest growing region in Africa, the pace of economic transformation in Eastern Africa is currently too slow to ensure the achievement of the...
CREATING A UNIFIED REGIONAL MARKET - Towards the Implementation of The African Continental Free Trade Area in East Africa
This report, jointly published by the UN Economic Commission for Africa and Trademark East Africa, provides a first comprehensive assessment of the potential impact of the African Continental...
Policy paper: Misallocation of resources, structural transformation and productivity growth in North Africa
North African economies are characterized by slow economic diversification and persistent unemployment, especially among educated youth. Labour productivity has registered only a moderate increase...
Trade Policies for Africa to Tackle Covid-19
Covid-19 is a global problem to which some of the usual global solutions, like trade, can help. Trade remains a powerful, low-cost tool to improve access to medical supplies and expertise, and...
Saving Africa’s private sector jobs during the coronavirus pandemic
Africa is facing a series of shocks that are leaving many jobs and livelihoods at risk. By early February 2020, and without a single case of the coronavirus, Africa was already facing severe economic...
COVID-19 in Africa: Protecting Lives and Economies
OVERVIEW People: Anywhere between 300,000 and 3.3 million African people could lose their lives as a direct result of COVID-19, depending on the intervention measures taken to stop the spread....
Publications Catalogue – 2020
Welcome to the 2020 edition of the ECA Publications Catalogue. This year’s Catalogue features reports and studies that will be made available over the course of the year.Suggested covers for the 2020...
Drivers of inclusive growth in Africa
Africa’s growth performance during the period 2000-2015 was the second-fastest in the world, following East and South Asia, which rekindled hope for prosperity. Income inequality, however, was the...
Insights on African businesses’ reactions and outlook to COVID-19
The African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and International Economics Consulting Ltd., jointly carried out the first comprehensive survey on...
The “SDG7 Initiative for Africa”: Accelerating clean energy investments for access and climate ambition in Africa
Climate change is causing unprecedented variations in the frequency and magnitude ofextreme weather events: floods, droughts and heatwaves. How African countries prepare forand manage these extreme...
The initiative is a mechanism built on three pillars - sustainability, governance and nance – to bring together countries, nanciers and developers of clean energy projects to align interests and...
The SDG7 Initiative for Africa aims to accelerate private sector nance for clean energy to energize sustainable development in Africa faster and better, as well as to strengthen and upgrade...
COVID-19: Lockdown exit strategies for Africa
In the current context of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, policymakers are confronted with decisions that may prove to be among the most difficult of their careers. To contain the...
Quick Assessment of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Africa National Statistical Offices Operations
SummaryA rapid assessment questionnaire composed of seven questions was sent to all the 54-member states of the Economic Commission for Africa to collect data on the impact of COVID-19 on statistical...

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