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South Africa : New Directions in Economic Policy

South Africa continues with supply-side policies for growth and employment generation though these policies have not been successful over the past decade. Inflation targeting is the new feature of the budget.

South Africa : Reflections on Post-Mandela Era

Now that he is president, will Thabo Mbeki be able to stick to the fundamentals of the growth, employment and redistribution (GEAR) macro-economic strategy widely known to have been authored by him in his effort to speed up the delivery of development to the poor? And if he does, will GEAR still receive support from market players worldwide?

Malaysian Investment in South Africa-Some Initial Observations

Some Initial Observations Vishnu Padayachee Imraan Valodia PRIOR to 1994, there were two broad views on potential inflows of foreign direct investment (FDD into South Africa. The one view expected that large inflows would quickly follow the resolution of the political conflict, while the other took a more sceptical view on potential FDI, emphasising the mobilisation of domestic savings and the restructuring of the local capital market [Padayachee 1995].
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