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Sean Archer

Sean Archer

    Making skills acquisition work for everyone
    Making skills acquisition work for everyone
    The national development plan released last year by Trevor Manuel's planning commission has had a mixed reception: high praise from some commentators is matched by disappointment from others. What the plan says about skills training policy certainly inclines me to the negative end of...
    New Growth Path: End of the path
    New Growth Path: End of the path
    The new growth path has drawn sharp criticism for an unrealistic presumption that the state has the capacity to initiate and administer large-scale...
    Basic income grant: More questions than answers
    Basic income grant: More questions than answers
    Many enthusiastic people are convinced of the potential for a monthly basic income grant (BIG) to help South Africa's poor. But would it? The jury...