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Economic policy in South Africa (Selected essays).

J. A. Lombard

Economic policy in South Africa (Selected essays).

by J. A. Lombard

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Published by Haum in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South Africa -- Economic policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical footnotes

    StatementEdited by J. A. Lombard
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 272 p.
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16656691M
    ISBN 100798600934

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Economic policy in South Africa. Cape Town: H.A.U.M., [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Beyond the elimination of legislated racial policies, advances in South Africa during the past 20 years include substantial economic growth, an expansion of the black African middle class, and a Cited by:

    Economic policy conduct in South Africa is about micro- and macroeconomic policies.   We distinguish three categories of economic policies. Microeconomic policies are formulated in terms of the National Industrial Policy Action Plans (, ) and the South . The Social Economy and Role of Government in South Africa: /ch Social economy, as a relatively new concept, is considered the ‘third sector' of the economy in government discourse. It plays significant roles inAuthor: O. E. Okeke-Uzodike, Mogie Subban.

    South Africa requires a flexible monetary policy regime, aligned with objectives of the second phase of the transition. Without sacrificing price stability, monetary policy should also take into account other objectives such as employment creation and economic growth. The embrace of socio-economic rights in South Africa has featured prominently in scholarship on constitution making, legal jurisprudence, and social mobilization. But the development has attracted critics who claim that this turn to rights has not generated social transformation in practice. This book sets out to assess one part of the puzzle and asks what has been the role and impact of socio.


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Economic policy in South Africa (Selected essays) by J. A. Lombard Download PDF EPUB FB2

South Africa experienced a momentous change of government from the Apartheid regime to its first democratic government in This book provides an up-to-date assessment of South Africa's economic policies and performance under democracy.

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"Class, Race and Inequality in South Africa" shows how the "distributional regime" in South Africa has created one of the most unequal societies on earth.

The book is is a good example of what's right and what's wrong with modern social by: Synopsis South Africa experienced a momentous change of government from the Apartheid regime to its first democratic government in This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive assessment of South Africa's economic policies and performance under democracy.

The book includes a stand 4/5(1). This book is the first economic history of South Africa in over sixty years. Professor Charles H. Feinstein offers an authoritative survey of five hundred years of South African economic history from the years preceding European settlements in through to the post-Apartheid : Charles H.

Feinstein. The book also updates earlier work of the author on policy and law making, land and agriculture, education and training as well as on poverty and inequality in post-apartheid South Africa thereby providing a wide-ranging overview of the socio-economic development approaches followed by the successive post-apartheid administrations.

economic policy debates in South Africa are in full flow. They combine a stock taking of the various programs of the last two decades with a forwardlooking discussion of strategy in the - face of an ever open but volatile global economy. The forthcoming Oxford Companion to the. South Africa was recently replaced by Nigeria as Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economy, but the country continues to be a regional leader.

The current government's economic policy-making and management has been generally positive. However, these policies haven't been able to deal with some of the country's structural problems.

This is a policy journal analyzing social and economic issues in South Africa. We publish infomed articles by experts and decision makers. These articles are accessible to the ordinary reader. Other website associated with this journal: 18 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA - NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 49 National Policy 50 Economic Growth 51 Poverty 51 19 PROJECTS IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE WESTERN CAPE 52 The RED Door Project 52 The PLEK PLAN 56 20 CONCLUSION 60 BIBLIOGRAPHY South Africa's economic policy has focused on controlling inflation while empowering a broader economic base; however, the country faces structural constraints that also limit economic growth, such as skills shortages, declining global competitiveness, and frequent work stoppages due to strike action.

Monetary Policy and the Economy in South Africa covers both modern theories and empirical analysis, linking monetary policy with relating house wealth, drivers of current account based on asset approach, expenditure switching and income absorption effects of monetary policy on trade balance, effects of inflation uncertainty on output growth and international spill overs.

The economy of South Africa is the second largest in Africa, after Nigeria. As a regional manufacturing hub, it is the most industrialized and diversified economy on the continent.

South Africa is an upper-middle-income economy – one of only eight such countries in y group: Developing/Emerging, Upper. South Africa successfully held its first democratic elections in April and the African National Congress (ANC) won with a majority vote to head the government of national unity.

In order to rebuild and transform the economy after years of apartheid regime’s economic isolation and financial sanctions which were enforced by the international community, Reconstruction and Development.

South Africa entered survived its first truly inclusive election in The government agreeing to instigate social reform and undo the wrongs of the past.

This book is a look at what essentially is a scorecard of how the South African economy has faired and government policy has progressed/5. Prepared by Economic Policy, National Treasury. Abstract: The combination of low growth and rising unemployment means that South Africa’s economic trajectory is unsustainable.

Government should implement a series of growth reforms that promote economic transformation, support labour-intensive growth, and create a globally File Size: 1MB. Subtitled “Blood and Bad Dreams: A South African Explores the Madness in His Country, His Tribe and Himself”, this book was a bestseller in South Africa and elsewhere when it came out in By a member of one of Afrikanerdom’s leading apartheid families, it goes into the heart of darkness of a country in turmoil.

Prior to the arrival of European settlers in the 15th century the economy of what was to become South Africa was dominated by subsistence agriculture and hunting. In the north, central and east of the country tribes of Bantu peoples occupied land on a communal basis under tribal chiefdoms.

This Overview is extracted from the Economic Survey of South AfricaThe Survey. was discussed at a meeting of the Economic and Development Review Committee on 12 June with participation of representatives of the South African government and representatives of France and Portugal as File Size: KB.South Africa is no exception.

The socio-economic development challenges in South Africa can be overwhelming. The good news is that corporates can work with government to face up to the challenges. Many companies are running effective Socio-Economic Development (SED) programmes in South Africa.South Africa’s stability and economic growth has acted as a magnet for refugees and asylum seekers from nearby countries, despite the prevalence of discrimination and xenophobic violence.

Refugees have included an estimatedMozambicans during its s civil war and, more recently, several thousand Somalis, Congolese, and Ethiopians.