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Expanding the Social Security Net in South Africa: Opportunities, Challenges and Constraints.
For a large proportion of the South African population, social welfare grants are an important source of income. Since 2000, rapid increases in government expenditure on social security have furtherExpand
The South African Wheat Flour Cartel: Overcharges at the Mill
This paper analyses the South African flour cartel, active from 1999 to 2007 and provides an overcharge estimation by using comparator based methods. The empirical analysis is complemented by aExpand
The Impact of Growth and Redistribution on Poverty and Inequality in South Africa
This country study evaluates the experience of the South African economy with respect to growth, poverty and inequality trends since the advent of democracy in 1994. The post-apartheid governmentExpand
Understanding the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Dispute Resolution System in South Africa: An Analysis of CCMA Data
This paper, while broadly located within reforming the labour market policy debate, is specifically focused on one aspect of the labour regulatory regime, namely the dispute resolution system. Hence,Expand
Graduate Unemployment in the Context of Skills Shortages, Education and Training: Findings from a Firm Survey
The paper reflects on the findings from a firm survey conducted among twenty of South Africa’s largest firms across a range of sectors. The survey formed part of research conducted by the DevelopmentExpand
Perceived Barriers to Entry into Self- employment in Khayelitsha, South Africa: Crime, Risk, and Start-up Capital Dominate Profit Concerns
In South Africa, the broad unemployment rate for Africans has remained near or above forty percent for most of the last ten years. One critical reason is the relatively low level of employment inExpand
STRATEGIC ENTRY DETERRENCE: PIONEER FOODS AND THE BREAD CARTEL
Joseph Harrington studies whether cartel members can sustain cooperation over time under the threat of free entry in an infinitely repeated game and shows that firms can deter entry by crediblyExpand
Working Out the Standards for Excessive Pricing in South Africa
Excessive pricing is one of the contentious areas of competition law and the standards are developing. South Africa has had at least two important excessive pricing cases. We review the approaches ofExpand
DESIGNING APPROPRIATE REMEDIES FOR COMPETITION LAW ENFORCEMENT: THE PIONEER FOODS SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT
This article critically discusses the use of remedies in pursuing distributive justice through the restoration of competition, deterrence, and disgorgement. We address more specifically the designExpand
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