Rising unemployment in South Africa: A Dynamic Birth Cohort Panel Analysis

Posted by Alison Siljeur | 6 Mar, 2007

This Saldru seminar is being presented by Dieter von Fintel

Date: 7 March 2007
Time: 13h00
Venue: Robertson Room, 4th Floor, Leslie Social Science Building

Measuring poverty in SA not as easy as drawing a straight line

Posted by Alison Siljeur | 2 Mar, 2007

by Hilary Joffe, Business Day, 28 February 2007


GOVERNMENT is committed to halving unemployment and poverty by 2014, in line with the promise the ruling African National Congress (ANC) made in its 2004 election manifesto. But though we have an official unemployment rate - Statistics SA's most recent Labour Force Survey puts it at 25,6% - we have not, until now, had an official poverty rate. Read the article.

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