• How Does the Incresing Unemployment Rate Affect the Youth of South Africa?
    /.../en/page71619? This research focuses on youth unemployment and the effects that unemployment has on the youth of South Africa. The purpose of this research is to identify why the youth is affected so harshly by youth unemployment and also how it affects the youth. It covers the current facts...
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  • Discussing Why Unemployment Is Such an Important Issue
    Unemployment………………….……….…………………………….1 2.1 Definition..………………………………………………………………………...2 2.2 Causes of Unemployment…………………………...……………………….……3 3. Effects of Unemployment………………………… …………………………………...10 4. Tackling Unemployment in Urban areas………………….. ………….……………...13 5. Conclusion...
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  • Unemployment in South Africa: Causes and Solutions
    after its appointment in May 2010, the NPC began working on its long term vision and strategic plan for South Africa – the National Development Plan (NDP). This essay will discuss the causes of youth unemployment in South Africa and, with the aid of economic theory, propose solutions to the problem...
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  • Is the Youth Wage Subsidy Good in a South African Context
    to South Africa. Alternatives to the Youth Wage subsidy: One of the fundamental alternatives to the youth wage subsidy, highly recommended by COSATU, is that of fixing the cause of the problem, rather than the effects of the problem. According to COSATU (2012: 11), the way in which youth...
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  • Youth Unemployment in South Africa: Reasons, Costs and Solutions
    Youth Unemployment in South Africa: Reasons, Costs and Solutions Word Count: +- 1940 words Introduction – A description of the question: “What are the causes of youth unemployment?” A high employment rate among the people of a nation promotes a spirit of dignity...
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  • unemployment in south africa
    unemployment in South Africa is about 2.5 (i.e. the youth unemployment rate is two and half times larger than the adult unemployment rate).[Stats S.A. , Quarterly Labour Force Survey , 2012]. CAUSES OF HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE It’s not that the economy is not creating jobs, the problem is that the number of...
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  • woolwoths
    likelihood and duration of unemployment for low-wage workers, particularly during the economic downturn South Africa has just experienced. It also encourages employers to cut worker training to save costs, causing the unskilled cycle of unemployment to continue. It can also cause recently unemployed...
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  • Economics Essay
    . Suggestions on dealing with unemployment in South Africa Although the minimum wage legislation aims to protect gross abuse of the labour force the adverse effects are obvious. Much can be said about the pros and cons of minimum wages but the examination of how to combat unemployment is a more difficult...
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  • Globalisation Not Good for Sa
    domestic social conflicts. In May 2008, South Africa experienced a glimpse of such conflicts in the form of xenophobic attacks on foreigners. All evidence pointed to poverty and unemployment as the root cause of xenophobic attacks on foreigners. According to the World Bank, there are extreme...
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  • Nedbank
    executives which are sometimes south African people who leave with vital information they learnt http://twentythirdfloor.co.za/2010/12/01/causes-of-unemployment-in-south-africa/...
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  • Economics - Minimum Wage
    The role of minimum wages in the South African economy and the potential socio-economic consequences Abstract ------------------------------------------------- From an examination of South Africa’s current agricultural minimum wage and unemployment level as a case study. It was concluded...
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  • Sociological Imagination
    In this essay of mine, I wish to achieve a understanding of the “Sociological Imagination” and try to apply this concept to identifying and understanding unemployment in South Africa in retrospect to the society and the history beneath it. I hope to interlink the personal problems of unemployment...
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  • socio economic issues
    to create awareness about what negative aspects and/or impacts are made on the rest of the family of the unemployed person. As someone who feels that unemployment is the cause to many of our problems in South Africa such as; crime, violence, drug abuse, etc. something needs to be done about this...
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  • Is the Agricultural Sector Facing a Change from Capital to Labour?
    The highly anticipated increase in the minimum wage for farm workers in South Africa following strikes by farm workers in the Western Cape came into effect on the 1st of March 2013. (Ramotloa, 2013) “After extensive national public hearings by Department of Labour (DoL) that started last year...
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  • Alleviating Youth Unemployment
    problem of youth unemployment will go a long way to improving the employment level in South Africa. In approaching this task, the main causes of the problem need to be clearly identified by policy makers before any solutions can be found. Thereafter, a solution must be systematically and effectively...
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  • Youth Unemployment in South Arica
    discourages firms from hiring young workers whose productivity cannot adequately be assessed (National Treasury, 2011). From the above mentioned, youth unemployment in South Africa is clearly an issue that needs to be explored with detail in order to gain insight as to what are its causes and what...
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  • S.Kagee
    assess where South Africa stands in the pursuit of growth and the reactions to the effects of ever rising income inequality and what South Africa can do and is doing in the pursuit of long-term, sustainable growth. l) l·bO~ Contents Growth as the Spur to Income Inequality...
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  • Economics: Financial Crises
    major unemployment rates and falls in economic growth. It has also led to factors which are making the problem worse such as strikes in Greece due to employees not being paid enough money with a rise in the price levels. Many countries including South Africa have been affected by these two crises...
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  • Business Environment
    be passed at national and international levels. A matter of addressing the causes rather than the effects and possibly convert economies away from being almost exclusively based on debt. Implications of the global crisis on South Africa and Business South Africa has been sitting on strong...
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  • Discuss and Provide Solutions on Inflation, Unemployment, Distribution of Income and Balance of Payments in the S.A. Context
    definition was used by Stats SA to estimate unemployment in South Africa, with the result that the official estimates were generally regarded as being too low. Stat SA subsequently switched to the expanded definition, but some observers (including the International Labour Office) regarded the new...
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