This book examines Senegal's industrial labor market and relates its principal features, together with the structure of enterprise ownership and government policies, to the country's economic performance. It explores the relationship between industrial wages and the size of the extended family.
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- The Economic Performance of Senegal, 1960 – 1987 -- Labor Market Institutions and the Industrial Relations System -- Basic Demographic, Employment, and Wage Statistics -- Labor Market Regulations, Industrial Relations, and Enterprise Performance -- The Productivity Effects of Labor Force Structure, Enterprise Ownership, and Foreign Trade Variables -- Econometric Estimates of the Determinants of Wages -- Industrial Wages and the Extended Family -- Summary and Policy Implications
Katherine Terrell, Jan Svejnar