Category: 'inequality'

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Review of Income Poverty in South Africa

The report concerns the South African economy and focuses specifically on income poverty. It investigates South Africa’s economy pre-1994 as well as a post-1994 and considers unemployment figures, changes in poverty figures, the rising affluence among black South Africans and events that influenced the economy. The report also includes findings and recommendations of the “Speak […]

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Breaking the grip of Poverty and Inequality in South Africa 2004-2014: Current trends, issues and future policy options

The article looks at poverty and inequality in South Africa between 2004 and 2014 and considers current trends and issues regarding poverty and inequality. The article sheds light on the importance of the labour market, the role of redistribution and the quality of state spending in terms of their effects on poverty and inequality. It […]