South Africa : Selected Issues

South Africa's macroeconomic policies face a complicated task of balancing between supporting domestic demand and maintaining stability. The Selected Issues paper for South Africa discusses economic development and policies. Although the opening output gap and declining employment do call for c...

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Corporate Author: International Monetary Fund
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 2009, 2009
Series:IMF Staff Country Reports; Country Report
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:South Africa's macroeconomic policies face a complicated task of balancing between supporting domestic demand and maintaining stability. The Selected Issues paper for South Africa discusses economic development and policies. Although the opening output gap and declining employment do call for countercyclical fiscal and monetary policy easing, policymakers should also be mindful of the effects of such policies on external and internal macroeconomic stability. The combined package of monetary and fiscal policies has considerable effects on growth and employment
Physical Description:89 p.
ISBN:9781451841107
1451841108