Evaluating skills legislation: a lever to reduce poverty, inequality and unemployment

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2018
TITLE AUTHOR(S): A.Wildschut, T.Luescher, V.Reddy
KEYWORDS: INEQUALITY, POVERTY, UNEMPLOYMENT
DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-sept-2018/evaluating-skills-leglisation
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10612

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Abstract

Levels of poverty, inequality and unemployment remain alarming high in South Africa. This is despite political and policy intentions, interventions legislation and active labour market strategies. Can better skills legislation have an impact?