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Economist warns against permanent Covid-19 job losses

Jun 12, 2020

There is a danger that employment losses due to the Covid-19 epidemic will become permanent, causing the rate of unemployment to be significantly raised for years to come, warns a new academic paper published by the Covid-19 economists group.

How South Africa can best balance control of COVID-19 and avoid economic disaster

Jun 11, 2020

There is intense pressure on the South African government to lift the lockdown and open the economy. Sustainably lifting out of the lockdown is critical. But there is no roadmap. The stakes are high and there are no right answers, just ones that juggle uncertain probabilities.

The Fix | Inclusive Economic Policy During COVID-19 | Part four | 26 April 2020

May 12, 2020

Economic policy has always been contested globally and in SA, making for heated discussion and debate on how best to build inclusive growth and a more equitable and just society.

Interview: Miriam Altman on the lockdown, e-commerce and saving the economy

May 12, 2020

Miriam Altman, a commissioner on the National Planning Commission, joins TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod for a discussion on the Covid-19 lockdown, its impact, and how to save the economy.

Professor Miriam Altman Assesses Govt’s Economic Response To The Pandemic

May 12, 2020

Eusebius spoke to Professor Miriam Altman (Professor of 4IR Practice, University of Johannesburg) about aspects of the state’s economic stimulus response to the pandemic.