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The Economics Department organised a seminar on 24 September 2009 to bridge this gap in the policy debate by identifying potential sources of growth in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and South Africa, as well as policy challenges for sustaining long-term growth in these countries.
This paper studies drivers of high-frequency (daily) dynamics of the South African rand vis-à-vis the dollar from January 2001 to July 2007.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
Unemployment in South Africa is extremely high and unevenly distributed, being concentrated among young less skilled blacks.
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Die demokratisch gewählte Regierung, die 1994 ihr Amt antrat, erbte eine durch lange Jahre interner Konflikte und externer Sanktionen stark in Mitleidenschaft gezogene Wirtschaft. Vor diesem Hintergrund sind die seit 1994 erreichten Wirtschaftsergebnisse beeindruckend. Insbesondere haben die aufeinanderfolgenden Regierungen in diesem Zeitraum große Umsicht unter Beweis gestellt und darauf verzichtet, zugunsten kurzfristiger
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The world is rapidly transforming and a number of dynamic emerging economies,including South Africa, have become major players and trading partners with the members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD). In this context, the OECD Members have recognised the need for theOrganisation to become more open and relevant in order to realise its strategicgoal of becoming an important hub for dialogue on globally
Combining continued sound macroeconomic policies with competition-enhancing structural policies is the best option for realising South Africa’s employment potential and addressing social ambitions in the context of robust economic growth.
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The democratically elected government that came to power in 1994 inherited an economy wracked by long years of internal conflict and external sanctions. Against that backdrop, economic performance since 1994 has been impressive. In particular, the successive governments during that period have shown considerable prudence, refraining from resorting to economic populism in an effort to boost short-term growth. As a result, public
Monetary policies and inflation targeting in emerging economies: Executive Summary. Several emerging-market economies have adopted inflation targeting as their institutional framework for conducting monetary policy.
Several emerging-market economies have adopted inflation targeting as their institutional framework for conducting monetary policy. This volume focuses on the experiences of Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, Indonesia, South Africa, and Turkey.