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  • 6-December-2013

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    OECD saddened by the passing of Nelson Mandela: Remains committed to his legacy

    OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, said that it was with a heavy heart and a debt of gratitude that the world was bidding farewell to Nelson Mandela.

  • 6-December-2013

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    President Nelson Mandela: Some personal reflections, by Prof. Ian Goldin

    The world badly needs great leaders. The tragedy of Mandela’s passing is that it underlines the rarity of his extraordinary combination of courage, commitment, charisma, intelligence, self-sacrifice and, rarest of all, wisdom.

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  • 3-December-2013

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    South Africa shows good progress on environment, must keep up pace

    In the two decades since apartheid ended, South Africa has made impressive strides to catch up with – and in some cases surpass -- the developed world’s environmental standards.

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  • 5-November-2013

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    After the final - Interview on South Africa’s soccer World Cup with Nhlanhla Musa Nene, Deputy Minister of Finance

    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?

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  • 4-March-2013

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    South Africa: Progress made but step up economic reforms to achieve full potential

    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.

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  • 4-March-2013

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    Secretary-General’s official visit to South Africa (Pretoria, 4th March 2013)

    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.

  • 21-February-2013

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    Educational attainment and labour market outcomes in South Africa, 1994-2010

    In this paper we document the impact of education levels on labour market outcomes from 1994 to 2010 using national household survey data.

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  • 21-February-2013

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    Education quality and labour market outcomes in South Africa

    In this paper we include measures of school quality in regressions determining the labour market premiums to education level.

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  • 17-December-2012

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    Closing the Gender Gap - country note: South Africa

    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.

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  • 29-October-2012

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    Global Forum on tax transparency welcomes new members and reviews 12 countries

    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.

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