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Title:Zumanomics: which way to shared prosperity?
Editor:Parsons, RaymondISNI
City of publisher:Johannesburg
Publisher:Jacana Media
ISBN:1770096477; 9781770096479
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:economic conditions
economic policy
fiscal policy
trade policy
industrial policy
labour policy
health policy
Abstract:This book is a collection of essays by economists, attempting to take a policy-orientated look at the challenges facing the Zuma presidency in South Africa in 2009. Contents: Overture: theme and variations (Raymond Parsons); South Africa's economic performance since 1994: can we do better? (Charlotte du Toit and Johann van Tonder); Economic policy: some lessons from Southeast Asia (Lefentse Nokaneng and Chris Harmse); Inflation targeting: a pillar of post-Polokwane prosperity (Stan du Plessis); Fiscal policy beyond 2008: prospects, risks and opportunities (Iraj Abedian and Tania Ajam); Trade, industrial and competition policy (Riaan de Lange and Reyno Seymore); Industrial policy and national competitiveness: the spatial dimension (Glen Robbins); Labour policy and job creation: too many holy cows? (Carel van Aardt); Health policy and growth (Oludele A. Akinboade,ThabisaTokwe and Mandisa Mokwena); Politics and human-oriented development (Adam Habib); The role of the State (Raymond Parsons); Recapitulation and coda: 70 key findings and recommendations. [ASC Leiden abstract]