Fiscal Futures Part 3: The role of fiscal policy in the post-Corona economic recovery

South Africa has a comparably large government sector, and the choices made about revenue, expenditure, the deficit, and how money is spent will play a defining role in shaping how incomes and employment will grow.

– Key questions that shape the session discussion include:

– Is it a demand problem or a supply problem? Does it matter?

– Why have large deficits and rising spending (real and as a percent of GDP) not generated economic growth?

– How should we balance consolidation against stimulus?

With so many opportunities for positive reform and so many decent contributions to what needs to be done, why is nothing happening?

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Sep 02 2020