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A Sequence to Reverse Poverty: Institutions, State Capacity and Human Empowerment

Sansia Blackmore and Reneé van Eyden
This paper explores the fundamental or deep causes of poverty persistence, which remains a central challenge of the modern world. In theory, rising political participation in a democracy operationalises checks on state predation and cultivates development-enabling state capacity. This did not...
Aug 2020
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The Impact of Basic and Social Infrastructure Investment on Economic Growth and Social Development in South Africa’s Urban and Rural Municipalities

Henk Gnade, Derick Blaauw and Talita Greyling
Basic and social infrastructure investment can assist in addressing widespread inequality and divided societies by promoting economic growth and social development. The aim of this study is to determine whether basic and social infrastructures investment differently affect economic growth and...
Oct 2016
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