Publication: Conflict and Labor Markets in Manufacturing : The Case of Eritrea
This Dissemination Note draws from the recent Bank report, "Eritrea: Investment Climate Assessment produced by the Africa Private Sector Group." It concludes, in short, that Eritrea is facing a critical labor shortage, partly the result of recent conflict. Mobilization has drained white collar and skilled workers, resulting in high female participation rates, rising wages and declining employment. High unit labor costs are affecting private sector competitiveness and export potential. Swift implementation of the demobilization program coupled with appropriate training is urgently needed.
“World Bank. 2002. Conflict and Labor Markets in Manufacturing : The Case of Eritrea. Social Development Notes; No. 7. © Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/3bbc9f74-bca4-546f-b557-a13d06fbef43 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”