POLICY GRIDLOCK? Comparing the proposals made in three economic policy documents22 Oct 2013, by
CDE Focus, October 2013
Government’s three major economic strategy documents fail to offer a common view on government policy. This is the key conclusion of the newest report by CDE, Policy Gridlock? Comparing the proposals made in three economic policy documents, written by Prof David Kaplan of UCT. The report notes that, while the three documents agree that employment growth is the country’s top priority, they offer conflicting assessments of what is obstructing employment growth, what kinds of new jobs should be created, in which industries, and at what pace.
Read the executive summary above or read the full report online here.