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    An Overview of the South African Labour Market from Quarter 2 of 2010 to Quarter 2 of 2011

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    This is the third of a series of fact sheets that analyses changes in the labour market over the preceding 12 month period. This research was commissioned by the Employment Promotion Programme

    Employment in the Mining and Quarrying Industry in South Africa

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    This is the tenth of a series of fact sheets that analyses changes in the labour market over the preceding 12 month period. This research was commissioned by the Employment Promotion Programme

    An Overview of the Farm Worker Sector from Quarter 2 of 2008 to Quarter 2 of 2011

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    This fact sheet examines the fortunes of those employed in the Farm Worker Sector over the period Quarter 2 of 2008 to Quarter 2 of 2011. This research was commissioned by the Employment Promotion Programme

    An Overview of the Youth Labour Market since 2008

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    The seventh factsheet in the series provides an overview of the youth labour market in South Africa between 2008Q1 and 2012Q1. The factsheet shows that young people have borne the brunt of the labour market impact of the recession and that they face considerably higher unemployment rates than their older counterparts

    An Overview of the South African Labour Market from Quarter 3 of 2010 to Quarter 3 of 2011

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    This is the fourth of a series of fact sheets that analyses changes in the labour market over the preceding 12 month period. This research was commissioned by the Employment Promotion Programme

    An Overview of the Domestic Work Sector from Quarter 2 of 2008 to Quarter 2 of 2011

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    This fact sheet examines the fortunes of those employed in the Domestic Worker Sector over the period Quarter 2 of 2008 to Quarter 2 of 2011. This research was commissioned by the Employment Promotion Programme

    The Impact of Development Policy on Supply and Demand Soybean in Indonesia

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    This research discusses of developing soybeans on supply and demand in Indonesia. To answer these objectives, the goal of econometrics is to use system model of equations with estimation using the 2SLS method. The results show that amount of national soybean demand is strongly influenced by soybean prices at the wholesalers, population and per capita income. The amount of soybean demand is very responsive to changes in population. While the number of bids is influenced by soybean production, imports, and supplies. Policy simulation results 10 percent increase in soybean prices at the farmer  will have an impact on increasing soybean production by around 9.58%. This increase caused by increasing in harvested area of ​​7.71%. Eliminating urea subsidies by 60% will have an impact on declining soybean productivity by 42.79%, then decreasing agricultural land of oybean which is 38.62% and productivity of 5.02%. &nbsp

    Accountability arrangements to combat corruption in the delivery of infrastructure services in Bangladesh: A case study

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    The sustainability of the livelihoods of the poor in low- and middle-income countries is compromised by corruption in the delivery of infrastructure services. Such services include water supply, sanitation, drainage, the provision of access roads and paving, transport, solid waste management, street lighting and community buildings. For this reason, The Water, Engineering Development Centre, (WEDC) at Loughborough University in the UK is conducting research into anti-corruption initiatives in this area of infrastructure services delivery
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