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INVITATION: ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2020

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The FW de Klerk Foundation annually hosts a conference on 2 February in Cape Town (this year’s event falls on Friday, 31 January), to coincide with the announcement in Parliament in 1990 of the release of Nelson Mandela and other prisoners and the unbanning of several organisations. Each year the conference tackles a topical theme, with input from a diverse range of influential speakers. Previous speakers include former President Kgalema Motlanthe, Justice Albie Sachs, Dr Mathews Phosa, Ms Rhoda Kadalie, Prof Frans Viljoen, Mr Sipho Pityana, Adv Jeremy Gauntlett, Mr Johann Rupert and former President FW de Klerk.

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conference 2018

ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2020

The FW de Klerk Foundation annually hosts a conference on 2 February in Cape Town (this year’s event fell on Friday, 31 January), to coincide

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BOHRAT 2019

PRESENTATION – PROF HAROON BHORAT ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2019

BOHRAT 2019

The Challenge of Economic Growth in South Africa: Structural Transformation and Job Creation

Outline

  • A Long-Run Growth Trap in South Africa

    • Economic Growth and Structural Transformation

  • The Advent of Deindustrialisation: Global and South African

    Evidence

  • Manufacturing and Low-Wage Employment: A Viable Growth Strategy?

  • Whither Economic Growth: Building Economic Complexity

  • Looking to the Future:
    • The Fourth Industrial Revolution• South Africa’s Labour Force

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RBOTHA 2019
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PRESENTATION – DR ROELOF BOTHA ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2019

RBOTHA 2019

Addressing economic equality with pragmatism

Radical land reform – shortcut to poverty

Likely results of constitutional amendment for radical land reform:

Protection of property rights in SA is diminished

Heightened policy uncertainty

Decline in the prices of land & related assets

Negative impact on balance sheets of banks and their ability to provide loans

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