Launch of Towards Employment-Intensive Growth in South Africa
Starts: Tuesday, 11 October, 2016 03:30pm
Ends: Tuesday, 11 October, 2016 05:30pm
This book focuses on the growth path of the economy. The starting point is that while more rapid economic expansion is an important objective, at any given level of growth, the economy as a whole needs to become more labour-absorbing. The central question posed is how to bring about changes in the economic structure and pattern of development, which would lead to the attainment of this objective.
The authors argue that employment needs to be much more centrally positioned within the economic and social policy arena. They emphasise innovative approaches within a broader focus on the growth path, and employment-intensive growth.