Lowering high levels of unemployment and inequality are amongst the largest challenges facing South Africa.
The OECD Secretariat has extended its database on regulatory management indicators to the following countries: Brazil, Chile, Estonia, Israel, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa. The results can be downloaded in the form of individual country notes.
This paper uses the OECD’s Going for Growth framework, as well as other available evidence linking policies to economic performance, to identify key structural policy challenges in the BIICS for the years ahead.
Unemployment in South Africa is extremely high and unevenly distributed, being concentrated among young less skilled blacks.