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Ghana and Statistics

Ghana
  • Capital: Accra
  • Population: 24339838
  • Size: 239460.0 Km2

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Data collection and statistical analysis: findings on the capacity of African Education Ministries
S. Bodo / Association for the Development of Education in Africa 2007
This report presents the results of a survey to gauge the capacity levels of Anglophone African Education Ministries’ statistics offices. It presents information provided by statisticians, planners and computer specialists from ...
Ghana Country Assistance Review: A study in Development Effectiveness
Operations Evaluations Division, World Bank 1995
Bank assistance was generally effective in helping Ghana make considerable economic progress over the past decade. But this progress cannot be sustained unless (a) the implementation of a large unfinished agenda of adjustment is accel...
Population trends: Ghana
International Programs Center, Population Division of the U.S. Bureau of the Census 1996
The impact of minimum wage legislation in developing countries where coverage is incomplete
Patricia Jones / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 1998
Examines the impact of minimum wage legislation in developing countries where coverage is incomplete.  Using a rich data set from Ghana, it estimates the extent to which a binding minimum wage alters employment in both the formal...
Enterprise performance and the functional diversity of social capital
Abigail Barr / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 1998
Entrepreneurial networks are multifunctional; they can be used to access information about technologies and markets or to reduce uncertainties.  A network's function affects its structure and both the magnitude and nature of the ...
The effects of regime-switching uncertainty on irreversible investment decisions
Catherine Pattillo / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 1996
Investment in Africa's manufacturing sector : a four country panel data analysis
Arne Bigsten / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 1997
Firm-level data for the manufacturing sector in Africa, presented in this paper, shows very low levels of investment. A positive effect from profits onto investment is identified in a flexible accelerator specification of the investme...
Real wages and the demand for skilled and unskilled male labour in Ghana's manufacturing sector : 1991-1995
Francis Teal / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 1997
Real wage rates in Ghana have fallen substantially over the last twenty years. In this paper survey data for the years 1991-1996 is used to assess whether this fall has continued in the 1990s. It is shown that the fall in average real...
Does "getting prices right" work? : micro evidence from Ghana
Francis Teal / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 1995
The question posed in this paper is whether structural adjustment programs have had the consequences policy intended and theory predicts. It uses evidence from a micro survey of manufacturing firms in Ghana to assess whether policy ha...
World Data on Education [country profiles]
International Bureau of Education, UNESCO 1998
Country level educational sector profiles (144 in June 2000). Overview describing structure of sector and nationals policies Includes statistcal indicators. Available on WWW and on (free) CDROM.
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