Post-Apartheid Southern Africa

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This volume brings together some of the best-known and highly-regarded academics in the field to present a timely and comprehensive review of the prospects for economic integration and development in Southern Africa, and to analyse alternative strategies and policies for the future. It presents in-depth country-specific studies of Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique and Tanzania, and has wide appeal to both policy makers and academics.

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From the proceedings of the August 1996 symposium come 15 contributions on South Africa's transition from apartheid and the impact of this change on the region and its individual countries. South African issues explored include patterns of inequality in the labor market and trade and industrial policy. Six regional studies discuss integration and the cereal trade, the role of micro and small enterprises, possibilities for monetary integration, the effects of structural adjustment programs, and trade integration. Finally the impact of post-apartheid integration is examined in regard to the economies of Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, and Tanzania. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Table of Contents

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List of acronyms
Preface
1 Introduction 1
2 The post-apartheid economy, and after? 21
3 Changing patterns of inequality in the South African labour market 44
4 South African trade and industrial policy in a regional context 64
5 Trade integration and economic development: some Southern African issues 89
6 Regional integration and cereal trade 107
7 The dynamic role of micro and small enterprises in Southern Africa 125
8 Is Southern Africa ready for regional monetary integration? 145
9 Structural adjustment and tradables: a comparative study of Zambia and Zimbabwe 171
10 Labour market policies and outcomes in post-independence Zimbabwe: lessons for South Africa 201
11 The impact of Botswana's economic prospects of the ending of apartheid 227
12 Localization and integration between unequal partners: policy in implications for Lesotho 239
13 Trade liberalisation in Mauritius: efficiency gains and labour market effects 267
14 Mozambique: macroeconomic performance and critical development issues 288
15 Debt relief and structural adjustment in Tanzania 311
Index 329
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