Scapegoating immigrants will not result in significantly improved healthcare service provision, reduced crime or less unemployment.
President Joe Biden’s suggestion that the COVID-19 pandemic is over has led to a backlash among some experts who suggest the comment is premature – and counterproductive.
Skills training in Zimbabwe excludes students from poor backgrounds. The informal sector should be used as a training ground for them.
Turns out, job insecurity doesn’t really improve employee performance. What it does do is cause staff to check out and create a potentially unsafe environment.
High unemployment rates are among South Africa’s biggest challenges. Three of the president’s advisors talk through what is needed to change the status quo.
‘Formidable’ writer and inequality activist Barbara Ehrenreich – author of Nickel and Dimed – has died, aged 81. Barbara Pocock celebrates her legacy.
The best way to increase wages is to invest in education and skills.
Angola’s 2022 election is the first in which citizens born after the war are old enough to vote.
Academics provide their insights into the state of the country’s economy, Ruto’s economic promises and what to expect.
What’s driving this new ultra-low unemployment? Digging into economic data reveals something we haven’t seen before – which has already changed the lives of almost 100,000 Australians.
South Africa should ensure that changes to energy efficient vehicles is done in a way that creates jobs and protects workers.
India’s young people have much to offer a nation struggling to find work for all
A new study looks at data from thousands of people across the UK.
With a recession seeming imminent, many Canadians are rightfully concerned about the state of their finances. Here are some ways you can be prepared for one.
The deliberations were characterised by disingenuous, counter-factual policy pronouncements, and de facto denials of the ANC’s culpability in causing many of the current problems facing the country.
Every South African who cares about the future of the country will agree with former president Mbeki that, to avert disaster, something must be done urgently about its deep socio-economic problems.
The US economy shrank for a second straight quarter. While some call that a recession or a strong sign of one, a financial economist explains why the term probably doesn’t yet apply.
The treasurer promised a “confronting” economic statement, but it held out hope of only a short spike in inflation and a recovery in real wages.
Instead of a guaranteed fixed income, a universal job guarantee policy provides jobs — and wages — to people who aren’t able to find work on their own.
The country is still a very different political space. It’s a noisy democracy with a free media, lots of dissenting voices, and insulting the government doesn’t carry any overt sanction.