Makgetla is a senior researcher with Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies.

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Workers at the bottom rung bear brunt of job losses

Jobs figures for the second quarter of 2021 reflect SA’s economic inequalities and social divisions


History counts when measuring performance in municipalities

The more prosperous can pay more in tariffs, which perpetuates inequality in services


Finding the new normal in the economy

The pandemic demands that we tackle structural problems to sustainably reduce inequality


Modelling is no silver ball, we still need to work out what to do ourselves

Epidemiological models do not analyse how best to prevent infections but to anticipate the need for health-care ...


Risk-management techniques can help plot lockdown exit

The core challenge SA faces is how best to manage the risk of contagion