Is South Africa about to make an historic mistake? A presentation by Professor Ricardo Hausmann08 Jun 2017, by
Ricardo Hausmann is one of the world’s leading experts on what drives economic growth, especially in developing countries. Professor Hausmann was in South Africa in February/March 2017 at the invitation of the Centre for Development and Enterprise, giving a series of lectures to various audiences both in government and out. This report distils some of the key insights offered in those lectures. The first few entries set out how Professor Hausmann thinks development happens; the last set out his concerns about the deep, historical mistakes South Africa could be making.Click here for the full report.