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South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Janine Aron, Brian Kahn, and Geeta Kingdon


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 assessment of South Africa's economic policies and performance under democracy. The book includes a stand-alone introduction and economic overview, as well as chapters on growth, monetary and exchange rate policy, fiscal policy, capital flows, and trade policy; investment, industrial, and competition policy; on the effect of AIDS in the macroeconomy; and on unemployment, education, inequality, and poverty. Each chapter, and the overvie ... More

Keywords: apartheid, South Africa, economic policies, growth, monetary policy, exchange rate policy, fiscal policy, AIDS, trade, investment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199551460
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janine Aron, editor
Research Fellow, CSAE, Department of Economics, Oxford University
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Brian Kahn, editor
Senior Deputy Head of the Research Department, South African Reserve Bank

Geeta Kingdon, editor
Professor, Institute of Education, London University
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