Labour productivity is up, with real wages stagnant

Two replies to Loane Sharp by Dick Forslund and Simon Eppel, originally published in Business Report, December 19, 2012: The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) reported in its latest Quarterly Bulletin that labour productivity is going up, as it has since 1994. The...

Job protection leads to shrinking workforce

Brian Kantor, the chief strategist and economist at Investec Wealth and Investment, responds to the debate about wages and productivity between Dick Forslund from AIDC, Simon Eppel from SACTWU and Loane Sharp from Adcorp (published in Business Report, December 13, 14...