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Economic policies for a new South Africa

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Published by International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- South Africa.,
    • Blacks -- South Africa -- Economic conditions.,
    • Income distribution -- South Africa.,
    • Taxation -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa -- Economic policy.,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1989-

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Desmond Lachman and Kenneth Bercuson ; with a staff team comprising Daudi Ballali ... [et al.].
      SeriesOccasional paper,, 91, Occasional paper (International Monetary Fund) ;, no. 91.
      ContributionsLachman, Desmond., Bercuson, Kenneth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC905 .E245 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 41 p. :
      Number of Pages41
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1565027M
      ISBN 101557751986
      LC Control Number91046779

      Statistics South Africa reported real GDP growth of 5 per cent in calendar year The final quarter of was also the 33rd consecutive quarter of growth – the longest economic expansion since The present economic expansion has its roots in both responsible macroeconomic and fiscal policies and favourable global Size: 92KB. 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.

        By the end of , South Africa’s economy was still roughly the same size it was in , according to the World Bank, which anticipates growth of about percent this year. The Nature of Heritage: The New South Africa is unique in revealing the conflicts inherent in preserving both natural and cultural heritage, by examining the archaeological, ethnographic and economic evidence of a nation's attempts to master its past and its future.. Provides a classic example of how nations attempt to overcome a negative heritage through past mastering of their historiesCited by:

      POLICIES TO PROMOTE GROWTH AND EMPLOYMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Introduction The most pressing problem facing South Africa today is the absence of sustained economic growth and job creation, which are essential to reduce poverty and improve living Size: KB. MACROECONOMIC POLICIES, SHOCKS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN SOUTH AFRICA policies were incorporated in by the new government into a strategy to promote GEAR. money stock, domestic savings and imports in South Africa determine economic growth. On the other hand, from the same results of simultaneous-equation system, changes in the.


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