Volatility of the Real Exchange Rate of the Rand: 1990-2004

This paper forms part of the Human Sciences Research Council’s project on exchange rates and employment (MACRO006), which seeks to understand the impact of exchange rate fluctuations on employment in South Africa. It serves as a preliminary, qualitative study of the volatility of the rand. Hodge starts by explaining the nature of the foreign exchange…


The Relationship Between Labour Market Dynamics and HIV/AIDS Prevalence in South Africa: A Literature Review

The impact of HIV/Aids on the South African labour market poses a potential threat to institutional and legislative transformation in the post-apartheid period. Vass assesses current research on the relationship between labour market dynamics and the prevalence of HIV/Aids. Studies on the impact of HIV/Aids often assume that the labour market is integrated. Results that…