The public positions of the leaders of business and labour at the Economic Development Conference on Infrastructure provided the strongest indication yet, that a national accord on infrastructure investment plan could be reachable.
Ideas in books, articles, and on social media that could help us overcome poverty, inequality and unemployment in South Africa.
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell fails to explain success, but does offer an interesting and well written argument.
Book review of “The 4-Hour Workweek” focusing on the implications of globalisation for small businesses.
This article provides a high level summary of the ANCYL discussion document on economic transformation.
Can better public policy be acheived through focussing less on premade solutions, and more on understanding what works and what has been a failure? The book Poor Economics, provides an argument for rethinking anti-poverty policy. This article summarises thoughts at the Johannesburg launch of the book.
Notes on the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation symposium on the “Prospects for Non-racialism”
Proposes a way to make the National Planning Commission work more open and transparent.