Policy co-ordination and growth traps in a middle-income country setting: The case of South Africa

South Africa has exhibited tepid economic growth over the past twenty years as well as high levels of income inequality characteristic of a middle income country growth trap. This paper compares and contrasts South Africa's growth trap relative to middle-income peer economies. In addition, we s...

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Volume: 2014/155
Main Author: Bhorat, Haroon
Cassim, Aalia
Hirsch, Alan
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Helsinki WIDER 2014
published in: WIDER Working Paper Vol. 2014/155
Data of publication: 2014
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Database: EconStor
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