How inequality can corrode

SA inequality conversation op edMany of the most virulent consequences of inequality are evident in South Africa’s increasingly sour, contentious and dysfunctional politics. The op-ed piece linked below gives the highlights of a paper on the subject, which I co-authored with the University of Cape Town’s Alan Hirsch and Ingrid Woolard. The paper assesses  comparatively the magnitude of South Africa’s inequality challenge,  and suggests some possible  ways forward. http://theconversation.com/the-missing-middle-of-south-africas-economic-ladder-threatens-stability-42020

 

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