Analysis of Macro Economic Forecasting Accuracy of South African National Treasury

  title={Analysis of Macro Economic Forecasting Accuracy of South African National Treasury},
  author={Andr{\'e} Mellet},
  journal={Mediterranean journal of social sciences},
  • André Mellet
  • Published 6 September 2014
  • Economics
  • Mediterranean journal of social sciences
This research explores the accuracy of economic forecasts by the Ministry of Finance of South Africa. The Ministry of Finance began to implement economic forecasts in 1997 in the time of Minister Trevor Manuel. These forecasts were presented every year since 1997 in the annual budget speech. The Minister of Finance (Pravin Gordhan) who succeeded Minister Manuel continued to deliver economic forecasts in the annual budget speech since 2010. The research focused on the period 1997 – 2009 when… Expand
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