The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) provides a basis for comparing entrepreneurial activity, aspirations and intentions globally. The chart below shows the Total early-stage Entrepreneurial Activity (TEA). TEA is defined as TEA = Percentage of 18-64 population who are either a nascent entrepreneur or owner-manager of a new business The data shows that there is a [...]
Economic Transformation is a slogan of our time. The content in this section explores the shift from intentions to transform the economy, to the actions that are being undertaken.
Brazil has reduced inequality, but South African inequality grows.
Comparison of Human Development Index in BRICS countries.
Government must take responsibility for education, and stop blaming the trade unions.
Outlines the projected economic growth for South Africa until 2013, and provides commentary and the actual data. It raises a significant challenge to government meeting its goals of reducing unemployment.
The adjustments provide for an interesting picture of the adjustments government is making in the MTBPS 2011.
The challenge of non-interest spending declining and the strategies to ensure effective public spending in future.