Deepening Democracy through Access to Information

Realizing socioeconomic rights with a limited budget

By: Econ3x3      24th November 2023 The South African constitution is considered progressive and transformative in intention due to its inclusion of socioeconomic rights, such as the... 


Will the avian influenza fuel food inflation?

By: Econ3x3      8th November 2023 The avian flu currently spreading across South Africa has raised concerns about the potential uptick in food inflation. However, it may be too... 


Why the township economy matters

By: Econ3x3      24th August 2023 Nearly half the working-age population and nearly two-thirds of the unemployed live in areas designated as townships under apartheid spatial laws.... 

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How to tackle low labour utilisation in South Africa

By: Econ3x3      11th August 2023 South Africa’s low labour utilisation rate is a stark outlier by international standards, made even more unusual because achieving job creation and... 


Why SA needs to boost exports

By: Econ3x3      28th July 2023 South Africa’s exports have lagged behind the rest of the world over recent decades, and this has likely constrained overall economic growth. To... 


New vaping tax misses the mark

By: Econ3x3      11th July 2023 The vaping industry has vociferously opposed a new tax on vaping products. But only the largest containers of e-liquid will feel hefty price... 


The Social Relief of Distress Grant: how it stimulated local economies

By: Econ3x3      9th June 2023 The Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant was a key policy mechanism introduced to mitigate the effects on vulnerable groups of the COVID pandemic... 


The Covid-19 TERS policy saved at least 2-million jobs – but not without some unintended results

By: Econ3x3      26th May 2023 About three years have passed since the South African government introduced the COVID-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) in... 


Special Covid-19 grants not only provided income relief: they also improved labour-market outcomes

By: Econ3x3      30th March 2023 The Social Relief of Distress grant was the first in South Africa to target unemployed adults. Its main aim was to provide income support in a time... 


How South Africa may leverage the BRICS chair for agribusiness

By: Econ3x3      16th March 2023 Despite BRICS not being a trade bloc, its economic cooperation arrangement offers South Africa a strategic platform to advance its trade interests.... 

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