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African Economic Outlook 2012
Promoting Youth Employment
African Development Bank, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Published by : OECD Publishing , Publication date:  28 May 2012
Pages: 294 , Language: English
Version: E-book (PDF Format)
ISBN: 9789264176119 , OECD Code: 412012031E1
Price:   €35 | $49 | £31 | ¥4500 | MXN630
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Other languages:  Portuguese (Available) French (Available)
Other Versions:  Print - Paperback
Multilingual summaries:  Portuguese, French, English

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Imprint:  OECD Development Centre Frequency: Annual  


This 11th edition of the African Economic Outlook reviews recent economic, social and political developments and the short-term likely evolutions of 53 African countries. This year’s edition will for the first time cover Eritrea and South Sudan. The focus of the 2012 AEO is the promotion of youth employment in Africa, presenting a comprehensive review of both challenges and opportunities Africa faces in providing its young population with sufficient and decent jobs.

Full-length country notes are available on


Table of contents:

Part One: Africa’s Performance and Prospects
-Chapter 1: Macroeconomic Prospects
-Chapter 2: Domestic and External Financial Flows
-Chapter 3: Trade Policies and Regional Integration
-Chapter 4: Human Development
-Chapter 5: Economic and Political Governance
Part Two: Special Theme
-Chapter 6: Promoting Youth Employment
Part Three: Country Notes (Full-length country notes and report are available on
-Burkina Faso
-Cape Verde
-Central African Republic
-Congo, Democratic Republic of the
-Congo, Republic of the
-Côte d’Ivoire
-Equatorial Guinea
-Sæ#163;o Tomé and Príncipe
-Sierra Leone
-South Africa
-South Sudan
Part Four: Statistical Annex
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