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The new macroeconomic policy paradigm: What does it mean for South Africa?

South African macro policy needs to be reframed, and the new policy paradigm creates exciting opportunities to do just this. But this reframing must rest on a stronger analysis of the structural conditions which define South Africa's macroeconomic predicament. More info.


14 October 2021 | Socioeconomic wellbeing and human rights-related experiences of people with disabilities in Covid-19 times in South Africa.

13th October 2021*~*To download the finding please click on the link below:*~*....

7 October 2021 | Africa Insight: call for papers

This planned Special Issue of Africa Insight builds on the theme chosen by the African Union (AU) for 2021 – Year of the Arts, Culture and Herit....

1 October 2021 | Call for abstracts: 8th International Symposium on Poetic Inquiry 2022

Intersectionality offers a framework for understanding how inequalities are experienced, often exponentially. Through this lens we can explore how div....