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South African Economic Policy under Democracy: Overview and Prospects

Janine Aron, Brian Kahn and Geeta Kingdon

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199551460
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720376 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0001
South African Economic Policy under Democracy: Overview and Prospects

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the social and economic legacy of the apartheid era. It then discusses the evolution of economic policy thinking in South Africa, international reintegration, trends in inequality and poverty, and growth and the reduction of unemployment.

Keywords: South Africa; apartheid; economic thinking; monetary policy; trade policy; inequality; poverty

Chapter.  11853 words. 

Subjects: Public Economics

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