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The problem is SA in a country where collective thinking & logical truth centers on the idea of "job creation". So we measure the creation and the eradication of jobs. But, (and I have long since said this) jobs are an OUTCOME, not an INPUT ... a thread
So the economy has shed over 237, 000 in the first quarter of the year. Beyond the PR hype of the investment summit (and the professional conference delegates attendees that rush for their seat in the odour of power) little of that capital has translated into the real economy
So remove the seasonality of the data (overstated 4th quarter numbers based on temporary employment in retail & services) what is left is that construction and finance are the main drivers of the bleeding. This is to be expected and here is why:
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Invited to speak on Strategies of Job Creation in #Nigeria at a Policy Dialogue organised by the Ibadan School of Govt and Public Policy in conjunction with Office of the Vice President & the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Looking forward to a productive outing.
We are here in #Ibadan 🙂
I am in the midst of former VCs, Current VCs, Professor here and there, big big title LOOL and they’re all greeting like old school friends.
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