Lant Pritchett in Conversation with Ann Bernstein June 23, 2021 Lant Pritchett, renowned development economist, spoke to CDE’s executive director Ann Bernstein about education and development, among several other topics. Reverend Frank Chikane opened the event by speaking about the important role think tanks play in democracies. CDE’s Youth Unemployment Statement, 16 June 2021: CATASTROPHE June 17, 2021 Youth unemployment in South Africa was already a crisis, but Covid-19 has turned it into a catastrophe. Solving this catastrophe by accelerating labour-intensive growth has to be the country’s highest priority Three out of every four South Africans (74.7%) between the ages of 15 and 24 who want a job cannot find one. Sir Paul Collier in conversation with Ann Bernstein May 20, 2021 Sir Paul Collier, one of the world’s most eminent development economists and expert on African economies, spoke to CDE’s executive director Ann Bernstein about democracy, business, markets, and development.