Journal of Social Development in Africa

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Government Investment, Growth and Employment in South Africa

Noah Karley


This paper focuses on the impact of government investment on growth and employment in South Africa. As a prelude to the analysis, the paper refers to theory and practical evidence which indicates the way investment can influence growth and employment. Also, a review of investment patterns in South Africa in the past two decades is followed by a discussion of the impact of government investment. In the conclusion, suggestions arc made, based on the content of the paper for improving government investment strategy, in order to bring about growth and employment.

Journal of Social Development in Africa Vol 15 No 1 2000, pp. 79-92
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