Nobel Prize Laureates in Economic Sciences Michael Kremer, Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee.
Randomised trials in development have attracted criticiism over ethical issues and questions about being effective for policy.
South Africa needs a robust economic policy agenda to make it more open, productive and inclusive.
South Africa’s economy was built on strong mining activity which has declined in recent years.
The economic transformation discussion document released by South Africa's governing party, the ANC, fails to be radical.
Leader of South Africa’s opposition parties and civil society took part in an anti-corruption march against the government.
South Africa’s social compact is at breaking point and the country may need a dialogue similar to its 1994 political transition talks to get out of the crisis.
In his recent state of the nation address South Africa's President Jacob Zuma spoke emphatically of "radical economic transformation" causing nationwide debate. What does it really mean?
President Jacob Zuma delivers his State of the Nation Address (SONA).
South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, promised radical economic transformation in his 2017 state of the nation address. A lot of what he said in support of this promise is alternative facts.
South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is fighting against economic predators.
South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan spoke of protecting the economy from predators. This is commendable but not enough to build an inclusive economy.
The Angolan government failed to use revenues when the oil price was high to tackle massive social and economic challenges.
As the oil price crisis deepens, Angolans are beginning to ask what actually happened to the glut of oil dollars. Very little has come from the oil boom of 2004-14.