Author: Meshack M Khosa
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: transformation, economic, empowerment
Number of Pages: 490
Published: 2001-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796919720
ISBN-13: 9780796919724

Empowerment through Economic Transformation is the third in a trilogy of volumes commissioned by the HSRC to study the transformation process in post-apartheid South Africa. It follows two studies published in 2000 entitled Infrastructure Mandates for Change and Empowerment through Service Delivery. This volume opens with an examination of some of the theoretical issues around the concepts of transformation and empowerment, supplemented by 15 case studies that look at the prospects for empowerment through the transformation of the South African economy. These studies focus on such topics as pu
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Authors: John Daniel, Roger Southall, Jessica Lutchman
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: africa, south, nation, state
Number of Pages: 648
Published: 2005-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796920869
ISBN-13: 9780796920867
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Author: Organization for Economic Cooperation
Publisher: OECD
Keywords: outlook, employment, oecd
Number of Pages: 275
Published: 2010-09-31
ISBN-10: 9264084681
ISBN-13: 9789264084681

2010 OECD Employment Outlook: Moving Beyond the Jobs Crisis The OECD Employment Outlook provides an annual assessment of labour market developments and prospects in member countries.  This issue focuses on the jobs crisis in particular and looks at steps taken by governments to help workers and the unemployed.  It recommends ways of preventing current high levels of unemployment becoming entrenched. Table of contents Chapter 1. Moving beyond the jobs crisis.Chapter 2. The global crisis in emerging economies: the jobs impact and policy response.Chapter 3. Institutional
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Author: David M. Marchick Alan P. Larso
Publisher: Council on Foreign Relatio
Keywords: schwartz, irene, series, american, competitiveness, bernard, right, national, investment, security, getting, balance, foreign
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2007-12-14
ISBN-10: 0876093640
ISBN-13: 9780876093641

The Dubai Ports World controversy has shed light on the tensions between Congress and the executive branch over the appropriate balance between foreign investment and national security. In the past few months, members of Congress have met with international companies, homeland security experts, and administration officials to better understand the process of reviewing security concerns associated with foreign investment in the United States. Congress is intent on changing the process and becoming more involved; the challenge ahead is to reform the process in order to minimize the security risk
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Author: Wilmot James
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: biology, africa
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2004-11-12
ISBN-10: 0796920737
ISBN-13: 9780796920737

This paper was presented as the first annual John Gerhart Memorial Lecture at the conference of the Africa Genome Initiative held in Cairo in March 2004. In Africa in the Age of Biology, Dr James discusses Africa’s long history of scientific, technological and mathematical enterprise, from tokens of the very earliest counting by humans to the sum of knowledge brought to bear in the construction of the pyramids. But he focuses on the challenges of today, and tomorrow, which he suggests Africa’s leaders and scholars dare not overlook. Dr James argues that Africa stands challenged to
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Author: Dirk Ernst van Seventer
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: exports, african, south, skills, employment
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2006-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796921067
ISBN-13: 9780796921062

Promoting exports is often an important option for small open economies like South Africa. It was certainly thought that trade would contribute to job creation. Yet there has been concern that trade has encouraged greater capital intensity. This paper compares labour absorbtion that arises from trade and from the domestic market. It takes this further to consider employment created by export destination. A fuller understanding of employment implications is made possible by using social accounting matrix to take into account both direct and indirect employment. This is the first in a planned se
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Authors: Russell W. Glenn, Christopher Paul, Todd C. Helmu
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: observations, insights, afghanistan, iraq, operations, urban, city, executive, summary, joint, people
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0833041533
ISBN-13: 9780833041531

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