Thursday, April 09, 2020

Economic Linkages and Employment

Development Paths and Employment

Intensive growth is defined as growth driven by productivity improvements. Productivity improvements are essential for… Read More

The Impact of Electricity Price Increases and Rationing on the South African Economy,

Davies assesses the economic impact of electricity cuts on the South African economy. The paper… Read More

The Impact of Exchange Rate Movements on Employment: The Economy-Wide Effect of a Rand Appreciation

The volatility of the exchange rate is a particular concern for South Africa, since the… Read More

Wage Determination in South Africa: What Do We Know?

Wages play an important role in the broader economy from both efficiency and equity perspectives.… Read More

Analysing Intersectoral Outsourcing in South Africa

Tregenna examines whether services employment growth in South Africa can be explained by outsourcing or… Read More

Which Sectors Can Be Engines of Growth and Employment in South Africa? An Analysis of Manufacturing and Services

Tregenna investigates whether manufacturing still has the potential to be the engine of growth in… Read More

Manufacturing Exports and Employment Growth

Davies considers the role of manufacturing exports in creating employment. It looks at the potential… Read More

Formal-Informal Economy Linkages and Unemployment in South Africa

South Africa’s high involuntary unemployment and small informal sector are attributed to an underperforming formal… Read More

Formal/Informal Linkages in South Africa: Some Considerations

To know how the economy might meet the target of halving unemployment by 2014, the… Read More