Working Paper

Main Ingredients for a Public Private Sector Strategy for Private Sector Employment Creation in Botswana Prepared for the Fourth Sector Conference on Employment Creation, Francistown

“This paper deals with “a public private sector framework for employment creation”. The paper sees a resumption of rapid economic growth through diversification and industrialisation as the most important contribution to the acceleration of employment creation in Botswana. The author attempts to draw lessons from growth policies from policy experiences in Eastern Asia. On the basis of such lessons, the paper suggests a number of practical policy steps with relevance to the policy debate in Botswana. “