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  • Siphambe, H.K. (Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 2000)
    Using primary data from a 1993/4 Household Income and Expenditure Survey in Botswana, this article presents empirical results on occupational attainment, its determinants, and the extent of filtering down in Botswana's ...
  • Mogotsi, I. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2003)
    New technology has been identified as one way to alleviate poverty in developing nations. This is because it makes available cheaper drugs, cheaper inputs such as fertilizers and new seed varieties that are needed by the ...
  • Acquah, B. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2003)
    The need for productivity increases in the agricultural sector in Botswana in order to help improve farm incomes, especially incomes of resource-poor farmers, has been an important concern in the poverty alleviation effort ...
  • Mukras, M.S. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 2003)
    Although Botswana is clearly one of the richest countries with one of the most vibrant economies in Africa, available statistical evidence suggests that the problem of poverty has recently caused a lot of concern in the ...
  • Siphambe, H.K. (John Wiley, www.wiley.com, 2003)
    The impressive performance that Botswana has achieved since gaining independence in 1966 is one of the few success stories of economic development in sub-Saharan Africa. For the period 1965-1990, growth in per capita ...
  • Siphambe, H.K. (University of Botswana, http://ub.bw, 2003)
    This paper brings out the various theoretical measurements of poverty and looks at Botswana's performance in terms of these measures. In terms of income poverty, Botswana's poverty has been declining over time and ...
  • Rathedi, M. (Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, www.thuto.org/pula/html/, 2003)
    Poverty is a complex problem and reducing it depends upon many interconnected factors. It cannot be attributed to one main cause. Its reduction is possible only by achieving economic growth. An indirect causal connection ...
  • Siphambe, H.K. (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), www.taylorandfrancisgroup.com/, 2004)
    Regional integration is a necessity for sustainable development and the generation of dynamic growth amongst SADC countries. For real integration to be achieved, there is a need for deep integration, which allows countries ...
  • Setlhare, L. (John Wiley, www.wiley.com, 2004)
    This paper examines how monetary policy was actually conducted in Botswana, by specifying and estimating a monetary reaction function for the Bank of Botswana (BoB). Basically, a monetary reaction function (MRF) for a ...
  • Siphambe, H.K. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, www.blackwellpublishing.com, 2008)
    Using the most recent Household Income and Expenditure Survey data (2002/2003), this paper presents current rates of return to education for Botswana. The results show that the rates of return have in general declined by ...
  • Motlaleng, G.R. (Botswana Society, http://www.botsoc.org.bw, 2009)
    This paper aims to show trends and variations in the Botswana Pula exchange rate before and after the introduction of the crawling-peg exchange rate system. The survey indicates that previous devaluations not accompanied ...
  • Mupimpila, C.; Narayana, N. (Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, 2009)
    Over time, there has been a significant rise in vocational education and technical training in Botswana. This article shows that there is a positive and significant relationship between economic growth and vocational ...

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