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A Socio-Economic Analysis of the Long-Run Effects of AIDS in South Africa

  • Sholto Cross

Abstract

The economic consequences of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa will be unique. While South Africa shares some of the characteristics of neighbouring countries in Africa (and indeed historic experience) in the matter of epidemics, the combination of the peculiar characteristics of AIDS with South Africa’s highly specific economic and demographic state means that the course of this disease will be without parallel elsewhere.

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Population Growth Rate Total Fertility Rate Rural Household Dependency Ratio South African Population 
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