Econometrix

Forget Zuma, jobs are the issue

The employment figures are dire, and likely to get worse, until the economy picks up

Condolences pour in after Twine’s death

Condolences continue to pour in after the death of Econometrix director Tony Twine on Monday after a short illness.

‘Rising costs could force companies to downsize’

Companies are likely to respond to rising costs, such as steep wage demands and above-inflation wage settlements, by reducing their labour force.

A gloomy year for consumers? Quite possibly

There are two strategies to help you cope this year: reduce debt that isn't productive and keep your nose to the grindstone at work.

‘We are not creating enough jobs’

There is a mismatch in South Africa's economy between the structural direction in which it is headed and its current skills profile, says Dr Azar Jammine, director and chief economist of Econometrix. While the economy is creating 194 000 jobs, according to formal-sector statistics, 368 000 students passed matric last year.

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