Economic Reconstruction and Development in South Africa

  • Nicoli Nattrass


A new political age has dawned in South Africa, yet the country remains plagued by inequality, weak growth and chronic unemployment. Nelson Mandela’s Government of National Unity now faces the delicate task of furthering redistribution whilst promoting industrial restructuring and sustained growth. The Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) spearheads the attempt.


African National Congress Industrial Restructuring Capital Intensity High Minimum Wage Fiscal Stance 
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