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The national minimum wage debate: looking beyond a narrow focus on labour markets

The national minimum wage debate: looking beyond a narrow focus on labour markets

By: Econ3x3      17th March 2015 Most contributions to the debate on a national minimum wage adopt a narrow view of labour markets and accept that the structure of the economy will... 

The layout of the township economy: the surprising spatial distribution of informal township enterprises

The layout of the township economy: the surprising spatial distribution of informal township enterprises

By: Econ3x3      3rd March 2015 A small-area census of micro-enterprises in Cape Town townships reveals that informal enterprises are located throughout the township, including in... 

Technology, labour power and labour’s declining income share in post-apartheid South Africa

Technology, labour power and labour’s declining income share in post-apartheid South Africa

By: Econ3x3      17th February 2015 The share of labour in aggregate income in South Africa has declined significantly since 1993, while that of capital has increased. Concurrently,... 

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Unpacking labour’s declining income share: manufacturing, mining and growing inequality

Unpacking labour’s declining income share: manufacturing, mining and growing inequality

By: Econ3x3      4th February 2015 While the share of capital increased, labour’s share of total income earned in South Africa fell significantly during the first two decades after... 

What is at issue in the minimum wage debate?

What is at issue in the minimum wage debate?

By: Econ3x3      20th January 2015 The debate about implementing a national minimum wage obscures the key point, which is the level at which a national minimum wage should be set. A... 

Should agriculture receive greater support as part of an inclusive growth strategy?

Should agriculture receive greater support as part of an inclusive growth strategy?

By: Econ3x3      26th November 2014 In developing countries, agricultural growth is generally employment intensive and pro-poor but this sector in South Africa has been subject to a... 

Enabling growth: redistribution priorities for South Africa

Enabling growth: redistribution priorities for South Africa

By: Econ3x3      12th November 2014 If the National Development Plan is to be effectively implemented, we need clarity about the mechanisms through which growth and redistribution can... 

Redistribution is part of the toolkit to promote growth

Redistribution is part of the toolkit to promote growth

By: Econ3x3      7th October 2014 A recent IMF study of several countries provides robust evidence that a high level of income inequality weakens the prospects of sustained economic... 

How inclusive is economic growth in South Africa?

How inclusive is economic growth in South Africa?

By: Econ3x3      10th September 2014 While everybody seems to favour the pursuit of inclusive growth, this concept is rarely clearly defined in the policy debate. Inclusive growth is... 

How the old age pension is helping young people from rural areas find jobs

How the old age pension is helping young people from rural areas find jobs

By: Econ3x3      31st July 2014 It is important to know whether a social grant such as the old age pension eases financial constraints in rural areas, thereby allowing young men... 

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