Inequality and Economic Inclusion

  • Year 2019
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Wytske O. Chamberlain
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The aim of this report is to identify how commercial businesses can generate employment opportunities in rural areas through inclusive business models. "

  • Year 2017
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi, TIPS Economist: Sustainable Growth
South Africa’s economic growth relies strongly on resource and energy-intensive sectors, which worsens the pressure on the environment and exacerbates the threat of climate change (Montmasson-Clair, 2012). The country is also grappling with high income inequality, unemployment and poverty levels. Economic growth has not been inclusive (Mayer et al, 2011). Related to this…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2016
  • Author(s) Blessing Chipanda
There is scope for a number of strategic interventions by the South African government to support agro-industrial production. These could make a significant difference to the country’s foreign trade and its domestic employment record. This policy brief outlines the potential impact that a more labour-intensive agriculture sector, which is also focused on high…"
Published in Policy Briefs