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In 2010 South Africa became the first African country to host the FIFA soccer World Cup, which is one of the biggest global sporting events on earth. Was it a triumph and what lessons could be drawn?
South Africa must step up efforts to foster strong, inclusive economic growth that creates jobs, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Survey of South Africa. Priorities include a growth-enhancing macroeconomic policy-mix, and better implementation of structural reforms, notably to improve education.
The Secretary-General of the OECD will be in South Africa on 4th March 2013 on an Official Visit. On this occasion, he will present the 2013 OECD Economic Survey of South Africa together with Mr. Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan, Minister of Finance.
In this paper we document the impact of education levels on labour market outcomes from 1994 to 2010 using national household survey data.
In this paper we include measures of school quality in regressions determining the labour market premiums to education level.
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Gains in female education attainment have contributed to a worldwide increase in women’s participation in the labour force, but considerable gaps remain in working hours, conditions of employment and earnings. More specific data for South Africa are available in this country note.
At the Global Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, delegates from 81 jurisdictions and 11 international organisations evaluated whether all Forum members are exchanging tax information effectively.
How can government policies move towards increasing agricultural innovation and improving productivity? This OECD conference shared case studies and ideas from Europe, China, United States, India, Africa, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand.
The UN Conference (28 November-9 December 2011) involved OECD experts to focus on green growth and climate change, adaptation and mitigation, carbon accounting, improving transparency (“MRV”), climate finance and technology.
This Review of the Gauteng City-Region, South Africa evaluates measures to position economic development policy and to confront economic inequality in the Johannesburg/Pretoria region.