• Business
  • Published 2012

Socio-economic impact of IFC financing in Ghana : an assessment of employment and value added

@inproceedings{Kapstein2012SocioeconomicIO,
  title={Socio-economic impact of IFC financing in Ghana : an assessment of employment and value added},
  author={Ethan Kapstein and Ren{\'e} Kim and Hedda Eggeling},
  year={2012}
}
Employment creation is a key area where the private sector can contribute to poverty reduction. The objectives of this study are to gain some general insights into the channels where the private sector contributes to job creation, value-added, and poverty reduction, and more specifically to quantify the impacts that can be attributed to International Finance Corporation's (IFC's) activities in Ghana. Unlike many African economies that depend heavily upon a single commodity, Ghana remains… CONTINUE READING

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