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What will housing megaprojects do to our cities?

What will housing megaprojects do to our cities? 

By: Econ3x3      10th November 2015 The building of large numbers of housing units in isolated greenfield locations have had detrimental side effects on our cities over the last two... 

Tax(i)ing the poor? Implications of our high commuting costs

Tax(i)ing the poor? Implications of our high commuting costs  

20th October 2015 The time and monetary costs of commuting are extremely high and have increased over the last 20 years. They imply a substantial ‘tax’ on the wages... 

Labour and unemployment in South Africa: towards a ‘grand bargain’

Labour and unemployment in South Africa: towards a ‘grand bargain’

By: Econ3x3      7th October 2015 The problematics of the situation in South Africa are clear: high unemployment, high inequality and low growth, combined with a lack of consensus... 

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A foot in the door: are NGOs effective as workplace intermediaries in the youth labour market?

A foot in the door: are NGOs effective as workplace intermediaries in the youth labour market?

By: Econ3x3      28th September 2015 It has been argued that properly focused workplace intermediaries can reshape the labour market to become more youth friendly. Case studies of NGO... 

Youth unemployment: can labour-market intermediaries help?

Youth unemployment: can labour-market intermediaries help?

By: Econ3x3      17th September 2015 Labour-market intermediaries can make a significant contribution to the reduction of youth unemployment.They recognise that the demand for labour... 

How flexible is the South African labour market in the short and long run?

How flexible is the South African labour market in the short and long run? 

By: Econ3x3      31st August 2015 The inflexibility of the labour market is commonly used as a scapegoat to explain high unemployment. Yet new evidence shows that only in specific... 

Informal settlements: poverty traps or ladders to work?

Informal settlements: poverty traps or ladders to work?

By: Econ3x3      12th August 2015 Informal urban settlements have a poor reputation as hotspots of social unrest, squalor and crime. Yet there is another side to them: as... 

How effective is VAT zero rating as a pro-poor policy?

How effective is VAT zero rating as a pro-poor policy?  

By: Econ3x3      20th July 2015 In most countries with VAT, certain goods and services are zero rated to alleviate the tax burden on the poor. However, this may not be the most... 

A national minimum wage: moving the debate forward?

A national minimum wage: moving the debate forward?

By: Econ3x3      29th June 2015 The debate on a national minimum wage appears to occur in different universes. The main institutional protagonists – organised labour and the... 

Domestic abuse of children severely reduces their educational achievement

Domestic abuse of children severely reduces their educational achievement

By: Econ3x3      22nd April 2015 Many South African children are maltreated in the home in some way, but we know little about the long-term effects of abuse on child development.... 

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