Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Vimal Thakoor , and Shu Yu
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 05 August 2014
Keywords: Demographic Dividend, Economic Growth, Sub-Saharan Africa, Panel Estimates, working age population, gdp per capita, demographic transition, growth rate, Models with Panel Data, Demographic Trends and Forecasts
Africa will account for 80 percent of the projected 4 billion increase in the global population by 2100. The accompanying increase in its working age population creates a window of opportunity, which if properly ha...