Accounting for changes in manufacturing employment in South Africa

SOURCE: Globalization and development: a handbook of new perspectives
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2007
TITLE AUTHOR(S): F.Tregenna
SOURCE EDITOR(S): A.Deshpande
KEYWORDS: CAPACITY BUILDING, EMPLOYMENT CREATION, LABOUR MARKET, MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY, UNEMPLOYMENT
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 5195

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to understand the components, as well as the possible causal determinants of the changes in manufacturing employment in South Africa. This paper focuses on the relationships between capital stock, capacity utilization, relative factor utilization and employment.