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Three years after apartheid: growth, employment and redistribution?

Abstract:

In 1994 South Africa's first ever democratic elections gave the ANC an overwhelming majority, with Nelson Mandela as President. This article reviews developments since then. It describes the economy at the beginning of the transition from apartheid, the policy initiatives of the new government, and the development of the economy over the three years following the 1994 elections. It analyses critically the government's 1996 'Growth, Employment and Redistribution' policy. It also discusses the ...

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10.1093/cje/22.5.623

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Jonathan Michie More by this author
Vishnu Padayachee More by this author
Journal:
Cambridge Journal of Economics
Volume:
22
Publication date:
1998
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URN:
uuid:4f7c1316-3354-48f9-9cc3-2cd26b8eeb52
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:13851
Language:
English

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