South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Hardcover | March 19, 2009

EditorJanine Aron, Brian Kahn, Geeta Kingdon

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South Africa experienced a momentous change of government from the Apartheid regime to its first democratic government in 1994. This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive assessment of South Africa's economic policies and performance under democracy. The book includes a stand-aloneintroduction and economic overview, as well as chapters on growth, monetary and exchange rate policy and fiscal policy, on capital flows and trade policy, on investment and industrial and competition policy, on the effect of AIDs in the macroeconomy, and on unemployment, education and inequality andpoverty. Each chapter, and the overview chapter in particular, also addresses prospects for the future.

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South Africa experienced a momentous change of government from the Apartheid regime to its first democratic government in 1994. This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive assessment of South Africa's economic policies and performance under democracy. The book includes a stand-aloneintroduction and economic overview, as well as ...

Janine Aron is a Research Fellow in the Department of Economics, University of Oxford, based at the Centre for the Study of African Economies. She lectures in Oxford on international finance, and is a Research Associate with CREFSA, London School of Economics. Her recent publications are in the area of monetary policy and macroeconomi...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.1 inPublished:March 19, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199551464

ISBN - 13:9780199551460

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1. Janine Aron, Brian Kahn, and Geeta Kingdon: South African Economic Policy under Democracy : Overview and Prospects2. Stan Du Plessis and Ben Smit: Accounting for South Africa's Growth Revival3. Janine Aron and John Muellbauer: The Development of Transparent and Effective Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy4. Tania Ajam and Janine Aron: Transforming Fiscal Governance5. Jonathan Leape and Lynne Thomas: Capital Flows, Financial Markets and the External Balance Sheet6. Lawrence Edwards (University of Cape Town, Rashad Cassim and Dirk Ernst van Seventer: Trade Policy in South Africa7. Johannes W. Fedderke: Capital Formation in South Africa8. Anthony Black and Simon Roberts: The Evolution and Impact of Industrial and Competition Policies9. Ben Smit and Linette Ellis: The Macroeconomic Impact of AIDS and ART10. Murray Leibbrandt, Ingrid Woolard and Christopher Woolard: A Long-run Perspective on Contemporary Poverty and Inequality Dynamics11. Geeta Kingdo and John Knight: Unemployment: South Africa's Achilles' Heel12. Servaas van der Berg: The Persistence of Inequalities in Education