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Post-Apartheid South Africa
			: The First Ten Years

Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years »

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064706.071

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

This book provides a comprehensive review of recent economic developments in South Africa and the structural and policy challenges facing the authorities. Individual papers examine a range of topics such as unemplo...

China's Growth and Integration into the World Economy
			: Prospects and Challenges

China's Growth and Integration into the World Economy : Prospects and Challenges »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062580.084

ISBN: 9781589062580

Keywords: Economic growth, Development, Trade, exchange rate, inflation, real exchange rate, employment, unemployment

China's transformation into a dynamic private-sector-led economy and its integration into the world economy have been among the most dramatic global economic developments of recent decades. This paper provides an o...

Jahresbericht 1996

Jahresbericht 1996 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 September 1996

Language: German

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557755971.011

ISBN: 9781557755971

Keywords: inflation, current account, central bank, monetary policy, balance of payments, current account balance, current account deficit, external debt, repurchases, general resources account

The Annual Report to the Board of Governors reviews the IMF's activities, policies, and organization, as well as the world economy, with emphasis on balance of payments problems, international and emerging capital...

Poverty and the Environment

Poverty and the Environment »

Source: Finance & Development, December 1993

Volume/Issue: 30/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1993

ISBN: 9781451951813

Keywords: inflation, free trade, foreign exchange, independent central bank, unemployment rate

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

1 The First Ten Years After Apartheid: An Overview of the South African Economy

1 The First Ten Years After Apartheid: An Overview of the South African Economy »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

In successfully navigating the transition from apartheid to democracy, the government of South Africa has made impressive gains in stabilizing the economy and laying a firm found...

2 Economic Growth in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Growth-Accounting Analysis

2 Economic Growth in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Growth-Accounting Analysis »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

This chapter examines South Africa’s growth performance since 1994 within a growth-accounting framework, and assesses growth prospects going forward. 1 Near-term prospects can be...

3 Unemployment and the Labor Market

3 Unemployment and the Labor Market »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

Trends in Employment and Unemployment Since 1994 Notwithstanding the improved economic growth performance in South Africa since the end of apartheid, unemployment remains high and po...

4 What Drives Saving in South Africa?

4 What Drives Saving in South Africa? »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

Investment in physical or human capital is one of the major sources of economic growth. Empirically, investment and growth tend to be strongly correlated, and all growth models predict a positive response of...

5 Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been So Low?

5 Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been So Low? »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

Foreign direct investment (FDI) has played a considerable role in the development of South Africa’s economy, although in more recent years FDI has remained at relatively low levels compared with other emergi...

6 Role of Fiscal Policy in Stabilization and Poverty Alleviation

6 Role of Fiscal Policy in Stabilization and Poverty Alleviation »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

During the post-apartheid period, the South African government has undertaken a significant and sustained fiscal adjustment that has been a major force in helping stabilize the economy and make it more compe...