Authors: Simon Bekker, Martine Dodds, Meshack M. Khosa
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: identities, african, shifting
Number of Pages: 196
Published: 2001-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796919860
ISBN-13: 9780796919861

Shifting African Identities is the second in a three-volume series entitled Identity? Theory, Politics, History. The series itself is a collaborative research and publishing venture involving the HSRC, the South African-based Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD), the Mayibuye Centre of the University of the Western Cape and two noted international research institutes, the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) and the Nordic Africa Institute based in Upsalla, Sweden. Volume One, which shares the name of the series, focused exclusively on the post-1994 transition in South Africa. While this sec

Authors: Stephen J. Carroll, Cathy Krop, Jeremy Arkes, Pet
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: california
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0833037161
ISBN-13: 9780833037169


Author: Ingrid WoolardChris Woolard
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: africa, south, inequality, earnings
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2006-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796921733
ISBN-13: 9780796921734

It is generally accepted that the gap between the earnings of unskilled and semi-skilled workers on the one hand, and skilled and highly skilled workers, on the other, narrowed in South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s. This paper investigates whether the gap between the real earnings of highly skilled and low-skilled workers in the formal sector of the South African economy continued to narrow after this country抯 transition to democracy.Statistics South Africa’s October Household Survey and Labour Force Survey data covering the period 1995 to 2003 are analysed, and the authors also a

Authors: Johann Mouton, Johan Muller, Peter Franks, Themba So
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: sciences, research, human, african, method, south, theory
Number of Pages: 342
Published: 1998-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796918643
ISBN-13: 9780796918642

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: global, peer, reviews, tax, purposes, information, forum, transparency, exchange, framework, regulatory, switzerland, phase, legal
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 2011-06-21
ISBN-10: 9264114653
ISBN-13: 9789264114654

The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes is the multilateral framework within which work in the area of tax transparency and exchange of information is carried out by over 90 jurisdictions which participate in the work of the Global Forum on an equal footing. The Global Forum is charged with in-depth monitoring and peer review of the implementation of the standards of transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes.  These standards are primarily reflected in the 2002 OECD Model Agreement on Exchange of Information on Tax Matters and its com

Author: Vishnu Padayachee
Publisher: Human Sciences Research Council
Keywords: south, africa, change, social, decade, economic, development
Number of Pages: 484
Published: 2007-04-01
ISBN-10: 0796921237
ISBN-13: 9780796921239

Locating the South African challenges within a broader international perspective, this study covers all the major economic growth challanges from employment, industrial policy, urban governance, and the informal economy to the social challenges of poverty, inequality, HIV/AIDS, and health policy. The key development debates of the post-apartheid era are outlined and the success of a decade of reform and experimentation is considered by a wide range of international development specialists, including American economists Gil Hart and Michael Carter; British economist Jonathan Michie; and South A

Author: Llewellyn H. Rockwell
Publisher: Ludwig Von Mises Institute
Keywords: liberty, economics
Number of Pages: 392
Published: 1990-06
ISBN-10: 0945466080
ISBN-13: 9780945466086

This collection of short, entertaining articles exposes how government interference with the economy violates individual liberty, leads to inefficiencies, and rewards special interests. Contributors include Murray Rothbard, Walter Block, David Gordon, Robert Higgs, and Tom Bethell. The contents of this volume include: Introduction (Llewellyn H. Rockwell) I. Economic Truth vs. Political PowerOutlawing Jobs: The Minimum Wage, Once More (Murray N. Rothbard) The Scourge of Unionism (Llewellyn H. Rockwell) Keynesianism Redux (Murray N. Rothbard) The Keynesian Dream (Murray N. Rothbard) The
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