Post-apartheid southern Africa : economic challenges and policies for the future : proceedings of the 16th Arne Ryde Symposium, 23-24 August 1996, Lund, Sweden /
edited by Lennart Petersson.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
xviii, 356 p. : ill.
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This volume brings together some of the best-known and highly-regarded academics in the field to present a timely and comprehensive review of the prospects for economic integration and development in Southern Africa, and to analyse alternative strategies and policies for the future. It presents in-depth country-specific studies of Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique and Tanzania, and has wide appeal to both policy makers and academics.
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This comprehensive work offers a much-needed analytical overview of the extraordinary challenges now facing Southern Africa. In-depth country specific studies are presented in this review of the prospects for economic integration and development.
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This book is a valuable and topical study which offers a comprehensive and much-needed analytical overview of the extrordinary economic and political challenges now facing Southern Africa.
Table of Contents
List of tablesp. vii
List of figuresp. ix
List of contributorsp. xi
List of acronymsp. xiii
Prefacep. xvii
Introductionp. 1
South African transition
The post-apartheid economy, and after?p. 21
Changing patterns of inequality in the South African labour marketp. 44
South African trade and industrial policy in a regional contextp. 64
Regional studies
Trade integration and economic development: some Southern African issuesp. 89
Regional integration and cereal tradep. 107
The dynamic role of micro and small enterprises in Southern Africap. 125
Is Southern Africa ready for regional monetary integration?p. 145
Structural adjustment and tradables: a comparative study of Zambia and Zimbabwep. 171
Labour market policies and outcomes in post-independence Zimbabwe: lessons for South Africap. 201
Country studies
The impact on Botswana's economic prospects of the ending of apartheidp. 227
Localization and integration between unequal partners: policy implications for Lesothop. 239
Trade liberalisation in Mauritius: efficiency gains and labour market effectsp. 267
Mozambique: macroeconomic performance and critical development issuesp. 288
Debt relief and structural adjustment in Tanzaniap. 311
Indexp. 329
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