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Building Back Better from COVID-19 with a Special Focus on Jobs (English)


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    World Bank Group

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    South Africa,

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    Africa East,

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    Building Back Better from COVID-19 with a Special Focus on Jobs

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    Labor Market; gross fixed capital formation; active labor market program; middle-income economy; global financial crisis; efficiency of public spending; Micro and Small Business; vulnerable members of society; severe acute respiratory syndrome; adjustment need; public finance; constraints to growth; state-owned enterprise; stock of debt; public debt dynamics; public expenditure allocation; labor market outcome; cost of debt; global financial market; Effective interest rate; job loss; lack of skill; cost of labor; labor market impact; barrier to entry; Climate for investment; reducing public debt; medium-term expenditure framework; labour force survey; investment grade rating; access to fund; persistently high inequality; credit card bill; social protection system; privileges and immunity; global economic prospect; global economic outlook; contributions to investment; access to job; public sector source; Public Sector Compensation; high unemployment rate; fiscal policy priorities; global value chain; end of apartheid; per capita income; current account balance; domestic financial sector; exchange rate risk; debt service burden; government support program; prudent fiscal policy; labor market linkage; Wage Bill; fiscal deficit; million people; domestic demand; National Treasury; real gdp; higher growth; external demand; primary deficit; capital spending; relief package; young people; low-wage worker; medium enterprise; simple average; commodity price; gross value; Job Creation; trading partner; working-age population; policy uncertainty; emerging country; Fiscal Sustainability; digital technology; labour market; recovery rate; financing need; vaccination program; net export; private investment; fiscal space; fiscal revenue; social distance; Digital Solutions; job crisis; global recovery; job market; business service; job growth; unequal impact; cross-country comparison; working age; state capture; inflection point; high debt; low interest; advanced economy; chronic problem; limited competition; Business Climate; product market; total employment; primary surplus; emerging economy; informal firms; risk aversion; survey data; Emerging economies; corporate owner; capital outflow; domestic debt; average change; crowding out; investor confidence; budget resource; fiscal target; local economy; power outage; domestic saving; global trade; start-up grant; Food Services; better education; confirmed case; skewed distribution; evaluation system; productive asset; land expropriation; global demand; supply shock; differential impact; interagency coordination; domestic production; economic shock; fiscal conservatism; monthly wage; fiscal framework; contingent liabilities; contingent liability; electricity outages; debt level; employment tax; property right; immigration regulation; Energy Sector; other barriers; bantu education; entrepreneurial training; legal constraint; national institute; total deaths; bond spread; state capacity; regulatory change; freight rail; vulnerable people; democratic system; investment climate; Macroeconomic Stability; skilled migrant worker; death toll; capital expenditure; yield spread; government bond; financial account; earnings loss; small-scale farmer; fiscal position; baseline forecast; time horizon; beneficiary population; fiscal cost; employment composition; fiscal situation; Research Support; economic recovery; real export; import volume; household consumption; iron ore; credit extension; bond registration; administrative support; income inequality; noncommercial purposes; subsidiary right; interior design; social assistance; policy shift; apartheid system; policy option; nongovernmental institutions; foreign currency; high commodity; generally well; social transfer; fiscal multiplier; household saving; implicit interest; Higher Education; fiscal outcome; debt stock; Real estate; economic reform; best hope; negative growth; electricity shortage; international tourism; poor household; employment growth



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World Bank Group

Building Back Better from COVID-19 with a Special Focus on Jobs (English). South Africa Economic Update,Edition 13 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.