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The Economics and Finance Letters

April 2014, Volume 1, 4, pp 24-29

Labor and Economic Growth in Zimbabwe

Clainos Chidoko

Clainos Chidoko 1

  1. Faculty of Commerce, Great Zimbabwe University, Masvingo, Zimbabwe 1

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Pages: 24-29

DOI: 10.18488/journal.29/2014.1.4/

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The study investigates the impact of labour on economic growth in Zimbabwe. The research uses a simple Ordinary Least Squares regression modeling method. The results suggest that labour and capital impact positively on Zimbabwe’s economic growth. The study recommends the government to pursue an employment-intensive strategy. It also recommends the government to develop an education and training system geared towards employment creation. 
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