2.1 Can there be a ‘sustainable’ economic recovery?

08/11/2023 12:30 pm
Level 1 | Room 2

Assessing evidence of the impact of economic recovery policies, identifying the implications for a sustainable economy.

Chair: Kate Philip | The Presidency | South Africa

• “Stimulus effects of a large public employment programme”
Josh Budlender | University of Cape Town | South Africa

• “Can cash transfers to the unemployed support economic activity? Evidence from South Africa”
Tim Köhler | University of Cape Town | South Africa

• “The effect of wage subsidies on job retention in a developing country: Evidence from South Africa”
Robert Hill | University of Cape Town | South Africa

• “Harnessing community resources to enhance learning”
Cally Ardington | University of Cape Town | South Africa

Discussant: Haroon Bhorat | University of Cape Town | South Africa