Are Industrial Policies a vehicle for creating sustainable decent jobs? Evidence from South Africa.
South Africa is a middle-income, semi-industrialised country, but its unemployment rate far exceeds comparable economies. Unemployment breached eight million in 2019, rose another million during the pandemic; 35 percent of the workforce was jobless in 2022.
Join Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit (NALSU) Labour Studies Seminar Series, at Rhodes University, South Africa.
Date: 21 April 2022
Venue: Eden Grove, Seminar room 3
Dr Mbuso Moyo holds a PhD in Development Studies from the University of Johannesburg, on "Youth Unemployment in the Royal Bafokeng Nation, South Africa: The Interplay of Perceptions, Lived Experiences, Aspirations and Choices." His work examines how current customary law bolsters unilateral chiefly power, undermining local communities' access to and rights over land, and considers how economic policies can be better tailored to promote growth and job creation. He is currently Programme Manager for the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES)-South Africa.
JOINING: register in advance for the seminar, which will use Zoom, by going to: