A Nation in Search of Jobs: Six Possible Policy Suggestions for Employment Creation in South Africa
AbstractI provide six possible employment creating policy options within the arena of principally, but not exclusively, active labour market policy. The notion is that interventions in these areas should provide for short-term and possibly long-term employment creation avenues and options for the currently unemployed. In some cases, interventions are provided that could plausibly also stem the severe loss of jobs the economy experienced since the recession. Acknowledgements: The research, from which this paper emanates, was commissioned and funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the National Planning Commission (NPC).
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit in its series Working Papers with number 12150.
Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2012
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Publication status: Published in Working Paper Series by the Development Policy Research Unit, July 2012, pages 1-23
Job Creation; Labour Market Policy; Interventions And Policy Options; Employment-Intensive Growth Path; South Africa;
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