How South Africa can best balance control of COVID-19 and avoid economic disaster

There is intense pressure on the South African government to lift the lockdown and open the economy. Sustainably lifting out of the lockdown is critical. But there is no roadmap. The stakes are high and there are no right answers, just ones that juggle uncertain probabilities.

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For more information on COVID-19 Corona Virus, please visit the South African Resource Portal here: https://sacoronavirus.co.za

Return2Work Initiative
The Return2Work Initiative is facilitating collaboration between government and business to provide tools and guidelines to enable sectors to expedite a safe, effective and structured return2work plan. Learn more >>

Our Reports

Top Covid-19 policy priorities for protecting employment
by Miriam Altman
May 25, 2020

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Top Covid-19 policy priorities for protecting employment – Executive Summary
by Miriam Altman
May 25, 2020

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A sovereign social bond to fill a funding gap for the covid-19 crisis response
by Stuart Theobald and Peter Attard Montalto
May 19, 2020

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Bank guarantee scheme to bridge finance the economy
by Stuart Theobald
April 13, 2020

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In the Media

What’s in the recovery bag? | SA’s economic trouble
by Miriam Altman
October 8, 2020

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GDP collapses 51% in the second quarter
by Guest: Dr Miriam Altman
September 8, 2020

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Is South Africa ready to move to lockdown Level 2?
by Miriam Altman
August 13, 2020

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Covid-19 Presidency Workshop

An Emergency Rescue Package For South Africa In Response To Covid-19
by Institute for Economic Justice
April 17, 2020

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An Emergency Rescue Package For South Africa In Response To Covid-19
by Institute for Economic Justice
April 17, 2020

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A Proposal for a Special Covid Grant
by Kate Philip
April 17, 2020

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Covid-19 Resources: Business Impact

Potential economic impact of COVID-19
by BSA
May 7, 2020

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Business impact survey of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa
by Statistics South Africa
April 21, 2020

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COVID-19 Response Dynamic Risk Assessment Findings
by Business for South Africa COVID-19 Response
April 20, 2020

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