ARTICLES BY Thomas Koelble

The lack of economic complexity is South Africa’s
Management Fundamentals

The lack of economic complexity is South Africa’s real economic problem

South Africa needs to build a resilient and productive economy that fosters rapid learning, adaptation to new conditions, technological innovation, and the expansion of goods and services to an ever-widening group of products. And this can only happen with the assistance of the state rather than despite it.

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Posted on 26 July 2021 by Thomas Koelble
democracy in SA - MEDIA
Emerging Market Business

Is support for democracy in SA waning?

On 27 April each year South Africans celebrate Freedom Day in commemoration of the first democratic elections in 1994. We asked UCT GSB Professor Thomas Koelble to give us his thoughts on whether support for democracy in the country is waning, and how this system is being affected by globalisation.

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Posted on 27 April 2021 by Thomas Koelble